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Recall 00V323000

Recall 00V323000

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., December 15, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 15, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V323000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THE OWNER'S MANUALS DO NOT INDICATE WHICH SEATING POSITIONS ARE EQUIPPED WITH CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGES. ALSO, THE MANUALS DO NOT EXPLAIN THE MARKINGS IN THE VEHICLES THAT LOCATE THE LOWER ANCHORAGES.
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH REVISED OWNER MANUALS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 15, 2000. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MAZDA AT 1-800-222-5500. 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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