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Chevrolet Tracker Recall 01V124000

Body, Interior & Misc., May 3, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 3, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,016
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V124000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. MISLABELED SEAT BELTS INTENDED FOR 2-DOOR MODEL VEHICLES WERE INSTALLED IN THE 4-DOOR FRONT PASSENGER SEAT BELT LOCATION. FOR THE PASSENGER SEAT SAFETY BELT, IF THE CHILD SEAT MODE HAS BEEN ENGAGED OR THE BELT IS EXTENDED DURING NORMAL USE AND THEN RETRACTED, THE BELT CANNOT BE EXTENDED AGAIN AND IS UNUSABLE. THE RESET FUNCTION TO NORMAL EMERGENCY MODE DOES NOT WORK BECAUSE THE 2-DOOR BELT WEBBING IS SHORTER.
Consequence
IN A CRASH, AN UNBELTED OCCUPANT COULD RECEIVE SEVERE INJURIES.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE INCORRECT SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 3, 2001. 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020.
Notes
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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