Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1983 MERCURY LYNX

NHTSA Campaign Number: 85V067000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: MERCURY

Model: LYNX

Year: 1983

Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19820501

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19830801

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 515000

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer:

Recall Initiator: ODI

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19850521

Date Added To File: 19850531

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
REAR SEAT BELT RETRACTORS MAY ALLOW TWISTED WEBBING TO ENTER THE RETRACTOR HOUSING AND JAM THE RETRACTOR. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A JAMMED RETRACTOR WOULD INTERFERE WITH WEBBING RETRACTION AND WITHDRAWAL. THIS WILL DISCOURAGE SEAT BELT USAGE.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
A CLIP WILL BE INSERTED INTO THE RETRACTOR HOUSING WEBBING TO PREVENT JAMMING.