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Chevrolet Tracker recall 01V124000

Recall 01V124000
Body, Interior & Misc., May 3, 2001
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2001

Mfr's Report Date:
May 3, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V124000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1016

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. MISLABELED SEAT BELTS INTENDED FOR 2-DOOR MODEL VEHICLES WERE INSTALLED IN THE 4-DOOR FRONT PASSENGER SEAT BELT LOCATION. FOR THE PASSENGER SEAT SAFETY BELT, IF THE CHILD SEAT MODE HAS BEEN ENGAGED OR THE BELT IS EXTENDED DURING NORMAL USE AND THEN RETRACTED, THE BELT CANNOT BE EXTENDED AGAIN AND IS UNUSABLE. THE RESET FUNCTION TO NORMAL EMERGENCY MODE DOES NOT WORK BECAUSE THE 2-DOOR BELT WEBBING IS SHORTER.

Consequence: IN A CRASH, AN UNBELTED OCCUPANT COULD RECEIVE SEVERE INJURIES.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE INCORRECT SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 3, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020.

Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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