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Dodge Avenger Recall 97V081002

Body, Interior & Misc., July 31, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 31, 1997
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,083
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V081002
Component
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Summary
THE HEADREST GUIDE BRACKET WAS IMPROPERLY WELDED TO THE SEAT BACK FRAME ON THE PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BACK ASSEMBLIES ONLY.
Consequence
THE HEADREST SUPPORT BRACKET CAN BREAK, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER SEAT BACK ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ASSEMBLY.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 31, 1997. NOTE: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 CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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