If the stud is cracked, in the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Seat Belts — Front — Anchorage

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles equipped with manual seat tracks. The front seat belt buckle attaching stud may have been improperly heat treated. This heat treatment may have resulted in cracks developing in the stud.
Actions
Dealers will replace the seat belt buckle mounting bracket and stud assembly.
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Date Announced
AUG 25, 1998
Vehicles Affected
7,000
NHTSA Campaign #
98V198000
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