If a separation occurred and there were secondary crash events or vehicle rollover, there would be no belt restraint of the occupant and increased injuries could occur.

Seat Belts

Date Announced
JUN 12, 1997
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
Vehicle description: Extended cab pickup trucks equipped with 60/40 front bench seats and extended cab pickup trucks and 2-door utility vehicles equipped with manual locking recliner bucket seats. The outboard safety belt webbing on the driver's and/or passenger's seat can separate during a frontal impact.
Dealers will install a protective cover over the recliner mechanism.
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