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Toyota Corolla Recall 94E021001

Toyota Recalls 1994 Corollas for Defective Anchor Straps

Recall Details

Toyota is recalling 1994 Corolla models because the anchor straps installed in the seat belt assemblies were improperly heat treated. This may cause them to break and not sufficiently restrain occupants in the event of a sudden stop or crash. Toyota will replace the safety belt anchor straps.

Body, Interior & Misc., August 5, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 5, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
68,725
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94E021001
Component
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Summary
THE ANCHOR STRAPS INSTALLED IN THE BELT ASSEMBLIES (FRONT INNER, LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES) WERE IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND CAN BREAK, WHICH WILL NOT SUFFICIENTLY RESTRAIN SEAT OCCUPANTS IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.
Consequence
THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."
Remedy
THE MANUFACTURER WILL PROVIDE REPLACEMENT SAFETY BELT ANCHOR STRAPS.
Notes
SYSTEM: SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLIES.EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLIES USED ON 1994 TOYOTA COROLLAS AND GEO PRISMS.CONSEQUENCE OF NONCOMPLIANCE: INSUFFICIENT RESTRAINTS FOR SEAT OCCUPANTS INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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