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Saturn SC1 Recall 99V297000

Body, Interior & Misc., October 29, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 29, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,505
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V297000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A CONSOLE ARMREST FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACTS." THE ARMRESTS WERE PRODUCED WITH A LATCH THAT WILL NOT WITHSTAND THE VERTICAL FORCE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE LATCH MAY OPEN AND THE ARMREST OR THE CONTENTS OF THE CONSOLE COULD INJURE AN OCCUPANT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CONSOLE ARMREST LATCH.
Notes
GM RECALL NO. 99071.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 29, 1999. 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 SATURN AT 1-800-833-6000, PROMPT #3. 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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