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Jaguar S-Type Recall 00V228004

Body, Interior & Misc., October 1, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 1, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,477
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V228004
Component
SEAT BELTS

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND CHANGE, IF NECESSARY, THE SEAT BELT BUCKLES.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 2000. 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 JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827. 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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