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Recall 01V351000

Honda Recalls 2002 CR-V Models Due to Faulty Seat Belt Pretensioners

Recall Details

The buckle pretensioners contain a part that restricts full motion of the mechanism. This may cause the seat belt to unlatch in the event of an accident. Dealers will repair both front seat belt buckle pretensioners and owners will be provided with a rental car.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., November 14, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 14, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,744
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V351000
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC SEAT BELT PRETENSIONS. THE CR-V IS EQUIPPED WITH TWO SEAT BELT PRETENSIONERS - RETRACTOR AND BUCKLE - IN BOTH THE DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER SEATING POSITIONS. SOME BUCKLE PRETENSIONERS USE A PART THAT RESTRICTS THE FULL MOTION OF THE MECHANISM.
Consequence
IF THESE PRETENSIONERS ACTIVATE IN A CRASH, THE SEAT BELT COULD UNLATCH, LEAVING THE FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS UNRESTRAINED.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPAIR BOTH FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE PRETENSIONERS. CUSTOMERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A RENTAL CAR. OWNERS WERE ORIGINALLY CONTACTED ON NOVEMBER 14, 2001. A FOLLOWUP OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER IS BEING MAILED DURING DECEMBER 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 HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
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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