NATIONAL PARTS RETURN PROGRAM. FINAL REPORT
The National Parts Return Program involves the voluntary submittal by independent automotive repair shops of failed automotive components. The purpose of this program is to gather information on these components to assist the NHTSA in identifying the existence of safety-related manufacturing defects in design, materials, construction, or performance of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment. Under authority of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, as amended, the NHTSA can require manufacturers to conduct safety defect recall remedy campaigns when it has been determined that a defect relating to motor vehicle safety exists. In addition, the information obtained from these parts is also valuable in preparing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
- See also report dated Sep 76, PB-267 453.
Kappa Systems, Incorporated1501 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA USA 22209
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Beddow, B
- PEIZER, J
- Mennella, L
- Publication Date: 1977-7-1
- Pagination: 369 p.
- TRT Terms: Automobile repair shops; Crash investigation; Defects; Failure; Manufacturing; Motor vehicle industry; Motor vehicles; Safety; Spare parts; Standards; Studies
- Old TRIS Terms: Repair shops
- Subject Areas: Maintenance and Preservation; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00169773
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: HS-6-01433-1, DOT-HS-803-039
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01433
- Files: NTIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Mar 14 2002 12:00AM