Recall 99V030000

Recall 99V030000

Affected Cars:
Mercedes-Benz
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 5, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

99V030000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

2,600

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A DEFECTIVE WELD WAS DISCOVERED ON THE WELD NUT FOR THE BOLT USED TO SECURE THE FRONT SHOULDER SEAT BELT GUIDES.

Consequence:

DUE TO THIS DEFECTIVE WELD, THE ANCHORAGES MAY NOT ADEQUATELY SECURE THE FRONT SEAT BELTS IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE SHOULDER BELT ANCHOR ASSEMBLY.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 5, 1999.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 MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.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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