Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 FORD BRONCO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 83V020000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: BRONCO

Year: 1983

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19821101

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19821201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 22

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19830318

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19830224

Date Added To File: 19830302

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 207

Defect Summary:
THE MANUFACTURER SUSPECTS THAT THE HARDWARE THAT ATTACHES THE SEAT TRACKS (THE STRIPS THAT THE SEAT SLIDES ON) TO THE FLOOR MAY BECOME LOOSE OR MAY FAIL TO HOLD THE SEAT IN PLACE DURING A COLLISION. THIS CONDITION IS DUE TO THE SUBSTITUTION OF AN INCORRECT WASHER DURING MANUFACTURE. THE VEHICLES MAY NOT COMPLY WITH THE STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 207, “SEATING SYSTEMS”.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL ADDITIONAL LARGER DIAMETER WASHERS ON THE BOLT ASSEMBLY.