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Recall 03V269000

Error in Location Symbols for Lower Child Seat Anchors

Recall Details

The owner's manual does not explain the location symbols for the lower child seat anchors. This does not comply with the Federal Safety Standard. Owners were sent a supplement to the owner's manual describing the location symbols for the child restraint anchors. Owner notification began on August 15, 2003.

Our Quick Take

The owner's manual does not explain the location symbols for the lower child seat anchors. This does not comply with the Federal Safety Standard.

What Should You Do?

Supplements to the owner's manual were sent to vehicle owners. We suggest contacting your dealer if you did not receive the update.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., August 15, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 15, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,290
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V269000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Summary
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, ¿CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEM.¿ THE OWNER¿S MANUAL DOES NOT EXPLAIN THE MEANING OF THE LOCATION SYMBOLS FOR THE LOWER UNIVERSAL ANCHORAGE SYSTEM.
Consequence
THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE STANDARD.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A SUPPLEMENT FOR THEIR OWNER¿S MANUAL. IT DESCRIBES AND SHOWS THE LOCATION SYMBOLS FOR THE CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORS THAT ARE LOCATED IN THE VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 15, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
Notify
CUSTOMERS CAN 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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