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Dodge Stratus Recall 04V532000

Rear Seat Belt Retractor May Not Be Properly Secured

Body, Interior & Misc., November 15, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

The rear outboard seat belt retractor and turning loop bolts may not have been properly tightened. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing he risk of injury. 

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Chrysler dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

The left and right rear outboard seat belt retractor and turning loop bolts may not have been properly tightened. In the event of a crash, seat occupants may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and tighten the affected fasteners. This recall is expected to begin on November 15, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D52.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2005

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 15, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V532000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEAT BELTS:REAR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,000

Summary: ON CERTAIN SEDANS, THE LEFT AND RIGHT REAR OUTBOARD RETRACTOR AND TURNING LOOP BOLTS ON THE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND TIGHTEN THE AFFECTED FASTENERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 15, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLERRECALL NO. D52.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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