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Dodge Magnum Recall 04V333000

Rear Seat Belt and Child Anchor May Not Hold

Recall Details

A spot welding operation for the rear floorpan reinforcement may not have been performed during vehicle assembly. This could cause the rear seat belt anchor and/or the child seat anchors to separate in certain crash conditions, increasing the risk of injury to rear seat passengers. Dealers will inspect the rear floorpan reinforcement for missing welds and install structural rivets if necessary. The recall is expected to begin on July 6, 2004. The Chrysler recall is D21.

Our Quick Take

Rear seat belt and/or child seat anchors may not have been properly welded during vehicle assembly. These anchors could separate in certain crash conditions, increasing the risk of injury to rear seat passengers.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Chrysler 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., July 6, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 6, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V333000
Component
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A SPOT WELDING OPERATION FOR THE REAR FLOORPAN REINFORCEMENT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PERFORMED.
Consequence
THIS COULD CAUSE THE REAR SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND/OR THE CHILD SEAT ANCHORS TO SEPARATE IN CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS, WHICH CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO REAR SEAT PASSENGERS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR FLOORPAN REINFORCEMENT FOR MISSING WELDS AND INSTALL STRUCTURAL RIVETS IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. D21.OWNERS 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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