Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1990 FORD AEROSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 90V144000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: AEROSTAR

Year: 1990

Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19890401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19900201

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 14300

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19900919

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19900806

Date Added To File: 19900823

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE SECOND ROW RIGHT HAND SEAT ASSEMBLY HAS A TILT FORWARD FUNCTION. A LATCH RETAINS THE SEAT IN THE NORMAL RIDE POSTION, AND THIS LATCH MAY RELEASE UNDER SEVERE FRONTAL IMPACT CONDITIONS, ALLOWING THE SEAT TO PIVOT FORWARD.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF VEHICLE ACCIDENT, THE SEAT COULD PIVOTFORWARD, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT.

Corrective Action:
REPLACE SEAT PAWL ASSEMBLY WITH A REVISED DESIGN ASSEMBLY.