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Chevrolet Aveo Recall 04V407000

Rear Safety Belt Can Become Twisted

Recall Details

The rear safety belt may become twisted so the safety belt retractor may lock in place rendering the belt unusable. In a crash, injury to the seat occupant could occur. Dealers will install a safety belt webbing guide to prevent the belt from twisting. The recall began October 15, 2004. The GM recall number is 04069.

Our Quick Take

The rear safety belt may become twisted, so the safety belt retractor may lock in place rendering the belt unusable. In a crash, injury to the seat occupant could occur.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Chevrolet 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., October 11, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 11, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
32,301
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V407000
Component
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE REAR SAFETY BELT CAN BECOME TWISTED.
Consequence
IF THIS OCCURS THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR MAY LOCK IN POSITION SO THAT THE BELT CANNOT BE USED. IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SAFETY BELT WEBBING GUIDE TO PREVENT THE BELT FROM TWISTING. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 15, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438. VEHICLE OWNERS LOCATED IN GUAM SHOULD CONTACT GM CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE AT 1-671-648-8453.
Notes
GM RECALL NO.04069.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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