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Recall 00V368000

Lincoln Recalls 2000 Town Car Due to an Incorrect Left Rear Seat Belt Retractor

Recall Details

The wrong seat belt retractor was installed from the factory on the left rear seating position. Usage of this retractor may result in injury during an accident. Dealers will inspect the seat belts and replace the affected belt and retractor assemblies.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 27, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 27, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
170
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V368000
Component
SEAT BELTS:REAR
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH MIDNIGHT BLACK OR MEDIUM PARCHMENT SEAT BELTS MANUFACTURED ON JULY 31, 2000, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." AN INCORRECT DRIVER'S SIDE REAR SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED.
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELTS AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED SEAT BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 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 FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.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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