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Saturn recall 99V297000

Recall 99V297000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Saturn SC1 2000
SC2 2000
SL 2000
SL1 2000
SL2 2000
SW2 2000

Body, Interior & Misc., October 29, 1999
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V297000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 7505

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A CONSOLE ARMREST FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACTS." THE ARMRESTS WERE PRODUCED WITH A LATCH THAT WILL NOT WITHSTAND THE VERTICAL FORCE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE LATCH MAY OPEN AND THE ARMREST OR THE CONTENTS OF THE CONSOLE COULD INJURE AN OCCUPANT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CONSOLE ARMREST LATCH.

Notes: GM RECALL NO. 99071.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 29, 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 SATURN AT 1-800-833-6000, PROMPT #3. 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