Land Rover Range Rover Sport Recall 05V501000
The Left Side, Second Row Seat Belt Buckle May Not Hold as Designed
Body, Interior & Misc., November 2, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
On 548 vehicles, the left hand, second row seat belt buckle may not hold in the event of a crash.
What Should You Do?
Land Rover will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 2, 2005. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.
548 vehicles were assembled with incorrectly built seat belt buckle mountings. When the left side, second row seat belt is used, the buckle may not be fully retained in the event of a crash. A seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the second row left hand seat belt buckle to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B021.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: November 2, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V501000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 548
Summary: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A INCORRECTLY BUILT SEAT BELT BUCKLE MOUNTINGS.
Consequence: WHEN THE REAR LEFT HAND SECOND ROW SEAT BELT IS USED, THE BUCKLE MAY NOT BE FULLY RETAINED. A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SECOND ROW LEFT HAND SEAT BELT BUCKLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN NOVEMBER 2, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LAND ROVER AT 1-800-637-6837.
Notes: LAND ROVER RECALL NO. B021.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration