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Chevrolet Beretta Recall 94V176000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 9, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 9, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,604
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V176000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Summary
THE REINFORCEMENT PANEL THAT SERVES AS A LIFTPOINT FOR THE FRAME WAS OMITTED FROM THE RIGHT SIDE ROCKER ASSEMBLY OF THE FRAME THE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THE MISSING REINFORCEMENT PANEL REDUCES THE PROTECTION OF THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT COLLISION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES FOR THE PRESENCE OF THE RIGHT SIDE ROCKER REINFORCEMENT PANEL. IF THE REINFORCEMENT PANEL IS NOT PRESENT, DEALERS WILL CONTACT CHEVROLET FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS.
Notes
SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR ASSEMBLY; FRAME AND PANEL; FMVSS 208.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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