Article 94 - Seat Back Will Not Always Unlatch - Automatic Release

TSB #9 - January 14, 1972
(1972 Torino/Montego, Thunderbird/Mark IV)


The automatic seat back may not release when the solenoid is actuated due to looseness of the latch link at the stem extension. To correct, replace the front seat back latch handle assembly and solenoid assembly as shown in Fig. 2.

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Fig. 2

PART NUMBERPART NAMECLASS
D2LZ-6562648-A (R.H.)Front Seat Back Pivot Latch AssemblyC
D2LZ-6562649-A (L.H.)Front Seat Back Pivot Latch AssemblyC
*D2LZ-6562690-BFront Seat Back Latch Solenoid AssemblyB
*NOTE: Solenoid assemblies identified as D2LB-6562690-AC and date coded 1G28 or later may also be used. The date code consisting of year, month, and day is stamped on the white nylon wire terminal housing.

PRODUCTION CORRECTION: 7/28/71
WARRANTY STATUS:
Reimbursable within the provisions of the Warranty and Policy Manual.
OPERATION: SP-62690-A-72
TIME: 0.9 hr. (Each Seat)
DLR. CODING: Basic Part No. 7062690 - Code 42