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1978 FORD F-SERIES TRUCK SEAT BELTS: FRONT: RETRACTOR

Build Years/Makes/Models: 1978 FORD F250
1978 FORD F100
1978 FORD F150
1978 FORD F350
Units affected: 7
Recall Number: 78V168000
Owner Notification Date: September 28, 1978
Recall Creation Date: October 12, 1979
Component Description: Seat Belts: Front: Retractor
Manufacturer Involved in This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer Responsible for This Recall: Ford Motor Company
Report Received Date: August 7, 1978
Summary: The driver's-side shoulder belt retractor mounting bracket assembly contains a weld nut which was improperly attached to the bracket. This fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages".
Consequence: In the event of a vehicle collision, the shoulder belt may not adequately restrain the driver and the chances of injury would be increased.
Remedy: The dealer will repair the left side shoulder belt retractor mounting bracket on the involved vehicles free of charge.
 

 
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