Villa International – Incorrect Weld May Cause Seat Failure/FMVSS 207

Villa International is recalling certain pedestals and seat anchorages, part number 400004. The pedestal mounting plate may be improperly welded, causing the plate to separate and the seat assembly to loosen or detach. As such, these seat assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, ?Seating Systems,”, and number 210, “Seat belt assembly anchorages.”

Report Received Date 12/29/2023
NHTSA ID 23E098000
Consequence Summary A loose or detached seat assembly increases the risk of injury.
Corrective Action Villa International will work with the affected vehicle manufacturers to inspect for a missing weld, and replace the pedestal, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed January 9, 2024. Owners may contact Villa International customer service at 1-888-707-7272.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 35
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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