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Recall 00V306000

Recall 00V306000

Body, Interior & Misc., October 19, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 19, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
419
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V306000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. PASSENGER AIR BAGS WERE BUILT WITH SUSPECT ALUMINUM EXTRUSION SECTIONS WHICH MAY NOT RETAIN THE AIR BAG DOOR DURING AN AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT EVENT.
Consequence
A SEPARATED AIR BAG DOOR COULD INJURE A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 19, 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 DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997. 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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