Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1986 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 89V226000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1986

Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19850801

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19860901

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 118787

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19900126

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19891218

Date Added To File: 19900102

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
VANS WERE PRODUCED WITHOUT PLASTIC COVER DESIGNED TO COVER OUTBOARD SEAT BACK PIVOT HINGE ALLOWING WEBBING OF FRONT PASSENGER-SIDE SAFETY BELTS TO BECOME ABRADED OR CUT DUE TO CONTACT WITH EXPOSED HINGE.

Consequence Summary:
DAMAGE TO BELT WEBBING COULD WEAKEN BELTS TO POINT OFFAILURE INCREASING RISK OF INJURY IN AN ACCIDENT OR A SUDDEN STOP.

Corrective Action:
INSTALL PLASTIC PIVOT COVER; REPLACE BELTS AS NECESSARY.