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Infiniti Q45 Recall 05V374000

Child Seat Anchors May Not Be in the Correct Location

Recall Details

On 137 vehicles, the lower child seat anchors in the rear seat do not meet the location requirement as stated by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, and may cause difficulty securing some child seats. If a child seat is not secured, there is an increased risk of injury in a crash. Dealers will replace the lower seat anchor brackets with modified ones. The recall began on October 17, 2005.

Our Quick Take

On 137 vehicles, the lower child seat anchors in the rear seat may not be in the correct location and may cause difficulty securing some child seats. If a child seat is not secured, there is an increased risk of injury in a crash.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Infiniti 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 17, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 17, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
167
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
05V374000
Component
CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR

Summary
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER REAR SEATS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THE LOWER ANCHORAGE BRACKETS IN THE REAR SEATS DO NOT MEET THE LOCATION REQUIREMENT IN THIS STANDARD. THIS MAY CAUSE DIFFICULTY IN ATTACHING SOME CHILD SEATS TO THESE BRACKETS.
Consequence
IF A CHILD SEAT IS NOT SECURED, THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IN A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER ANCHORAGE BRACKETS WITH MODIFIED ONES TO ENSURE THAT THE STANDARD IS MET. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 17, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.
Notes
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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