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Recall 00V033000

Chrysler Recalls 2000 300M, Concorde, LHS, Intrepid Due to Faulty Drivers Side Seat Belt Retract

Body, Interior & Misc., March 1, 2000
Affected Cars

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Summary:

The left front seat belt retractor lock function may be compromised by moulding flash. This may cause injury to the occupant in a collision. Dealers will replace the left front seat belt retractor assembly.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 1, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V033000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,580

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MOLDING FLASH ON THE PRIMARY LEVER MAY PREVENT THE OPERATION OF THE G-LOCK AND TILT LOCK FUNCTIONS ON SOME OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE RETRACTORS.

Consequence: IF THIS OCCURS IN A FRONTAL CRASH SITUATION, DRIVER PROTECTION FROM THE SEAT BELT MAY BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 18, 2000. 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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997.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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