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Recall 01V233000

Dodge Recalls 2001 Dakotas Because Front Seat Belt Anchor Bolts May Not Be Tight

Recall Details

The front outboard seat belt anchor bolts may not be tightened correctly, which can limit occupant restraint in the event of a crash. Dealers will inspect the bolts and tighten to specification.

 

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., July 19, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 19, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
EA01010
Potential Number of Units Affected
104,252
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V233000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: QUAD CAB PICKUP TRUCKS. THE FRONT OUTBOARD LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED CORRECTLY.
Consequence
AN IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED SEAT BELT ANCHOR MAY NOT PROVIDE THE ANTICIPATED LEVEL OF OCCUPANT RESTRAINT IN A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SIDE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS AND TIGHTEN TO SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 19, 2001. 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 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
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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