Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1996 FORD WINDSTAR

NHTSA Campaign Number: 96V114000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: WINDSTAR

Year: 1996

Component:
SEATS

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19960501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19960501

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 200

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19960814

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19960701

Date Added To File: 19960708

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THE FOUR FASTENERS SECURING THE DRIVER’S SEAT TO THE FLOORPAN WERE NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence Summary:
THE DRIVER’S SEAT MAY NOT PROPERLY HOLD IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER’S SEAT FASTENERS AND RETORQUE TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.