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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 93V213

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Component: INTERIOR SYSTEMS:SEAT LATCH
Manufacturer: MCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Year: 1994
Make: DODGE TRUCK
Model: RAM
Year of Recall: 'V9
Type of Report: Tire
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17000

Summary:

THE SEAT BACK LATCH LEVER PIVOT RIVETS ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DISTORTION. THE DISTORTED ASSEMBLIES ALLOW THE SEAT BACK RELEASE LATCH LEVER TO REMAIN IN THE RELEASED POSITION WHICH IS IN NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."

IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT THE FORCES ONTHE SEAT BACK MAY SUBJECT SEAT OCCUPANTS TO AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT SEAT BACK LATCH ASSEMBLY WITH A REVISED ASSEMBLY.

SYSTEM: INTERIOR SYSTEMS; SEAT LATCH; FMVSS 207.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS.

NOTE: IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEM OBTAINING THE NEEDED REPAIR, PLEASE CONTACT THECHRYSLER ZONE SERVICE OFFICE IN YOUR AREA. IT IS LISTED UNDER "SERVICE ASSISTANCE" IN YOUR OWNER'S MANUAL. A ZONE REPRESENTATIVE WILL ARRANGE FORPROMPT ATTENTION TO YOUR VEHICLE. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFICSAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


 

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