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Land Rover Range Rover Sport Recall 05V501000

The Left Side, Second Row Seat Belt Buckle May Not Hold as Designed

Recall Details

548 vehicles were assembled with incorrectly built seat belt buckle mountings. When the left side, second row seat belt is used, the buckle may not be fully retained in the event of a crash. A seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the second row left hand seat belt buckle to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B021.

Our Quick Take

On 548 vehicles, the left hand, second row seat belt buckle may not hold in the event of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Land Rover will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 2, 2005. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 2, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 2, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
548
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
05V501000
Component
SEAT BELTS

Summary
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A INCORRECTLY BUILT SEAT BELT BUCKLE MOUNTINGS.
Consequence
WHEN THE REAR LEFT HAND SECOND ROW SEAT BELT IS USED, THE BUCKLE MAY NOT BE FULLY RETAINED. A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SECOND ROW LEFT HAND SEAT BELT BUCKLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN NOVEMBER 2, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LAND ROVER AT 1-800-637-6837.
Notes
LAND ROVER RECALL NO. B021.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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