Explorer Astro

Explorer Astro 1993 model

Explorer Astro 1993 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
SEAT BELTS - FRONT - ANCHORAGE
93V168000EXPLORER VAN COMPANYfrom 09/01/1992 to 08/01/1993V (Vehicle)108909/15/1993OVSCEXPLORER MOTOR HOME CORP.10/12/199310/25/1993571208
Defect SummaryWith the driver seat in the forward most position, the safety belt is excessively tight for persons whose dimensions are those of a 95th percentile male, resulting in non-compliance with fmvss no. 208, occupant crash protection.
Consequence SummaryThe driver would be discouraged from use of the safetybelt assembly due to the uncomfortable fit, exposing the driver to a greaterrisk of serious injury or death in the event of an accident.
Corrective SummaryThe factory safety belt buckle assembly will be replaced using a substitute buckle assembly which has the capability of being extended to achieve the proper fit for 95th percentile males.
NotesSystem: interior systems; safety belt assembly; fmvss 208.vehicle description: chevrolet and gmc 3/4 ton conversion vans.