NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 85V059000 Component: INTERIOR SYSTEMS:SEAT BELTS:LAP:FRONT Manufacturer: JAGUAR CARS Potential Number of Units Affected: 150000 1977 Make: MG Model: MGB Manufactured From: To: Year of Recall: '85 Type of Report: Vehicle Summary: WIDESPREAD LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE OPERATION OF WEBBING SENSITIVE AND DUAL SENSITIVE SEAT BELTS HAS LEAD TO NONUSE OF BELTS BY A NUMBER OF OWNERS. SOME BELTS RETRACTORS MAY JAM, BIND OR LOCK. THIS MAY DISCOURAGE THE USE OF THE SAFETY BELTS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: NONUSE OF SEAT BELTS SUBJECTS OCCUPANTS TO RISK OF INJURY IN EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN BRAKING. INSTRUCTINS ON PROPER BELT USAGE AND SIMPLE CHECKS WILL BE SENT TO OWNERS AND WILL REPLACE ANY MALFUNCTIONING RETRACTOR. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: TWO DOOR ROADSTERS AND COUPES PASSENGER CARS. SYSTEM: SEAT BELTS.
MGB Seat Belt Recall
MG Experience Library – Contemporary Publications Section
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