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Recall 00V261000

Recall 00V261000

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., September 27, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 27, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
490
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V261000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE SAFETY BELT LOWER OUTBOARD ANCHORAGE BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S AND FRONT PASSENGER'S SEATS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SECURED PROPERLY.
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SAFETY BELT SYSTEM MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE ITS MAXIMUM RESTRAINT FUNCTION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BOLTS AND CORRECT THE TORQUE IF NECESSARY.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 27,2000.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 BMW AT 1-800-831-1117. 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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