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Pontiac G6 Recall 05V098000

Child Restraint Anchor Points May be Improperly Placed

Recall Details

Some vehicles may not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard #225 "Child Restraint Anchor System"  The child restraint anchor points not being located where they should be. This may cause difficulty for the owner in installation of child restraint systems. The dealer will be sending an owners manual supplement to those with affected vehicles. The GM recall # is 05005

Our Quick Take

On certain passenger vehicles the child restraint anchor points may not be in the proper locations. Owners will be mailed an owners manual supplement that will help with proper securing of child restraints.

What Should You Do?

GM will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning March 20, 2005. If you have not been notified and feel your car falls under this recall you should contact your local dealer. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification # ready when doing so.

Body, Interior & Misc., March 20, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 20, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
35,777
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
05V098000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Summary
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, 'CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.' THE CHILD RESTRAINT LOWER ANCHORS IN THE CENTER REAR SEATING POSITION ARE LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 90MM BEHIND THE CORRESPONDING Z-POINT OF THE CHILD RESTRAINT FIXTURE (CRF). THE OWNER'S MANUAL STATES THAT ANCHORS ARE AT THE OUTBOARD SEATING POSITIONS ONLY.
Consequence
WITHOUT ADDITIONAL AND CORRECTED OWNER'S MANUAL INFORMATION, AN OWNER MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY IN INSTALLING CHILD RESTRAINTS WITH RIGID ATTACHMENTS IN THE CENTER POSITION.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE MAILED AN OWNER'S MANUAL SUPPLEMENT. THE RECALL IBEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668.
Notes
GM RECALL NO. 05005.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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