CHRYSLER LHS 1999: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Make : CHRYSLER Model : LHS Year : 1999
Build Dates : 1998-12-06 - 1999-01-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V119000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-08-20 Date Received by ODI: 2001-04-11 Date Added to Database: 2001-04-24
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 978
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 161682
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN VAN, WAGON, PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE FRONT SEAT BELT RETRACTOR MAY NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.
Consequence:
      IF THE RETRACTOR DOES NOT WORK PROPERLY, IT WILL NOT ADEQUATELY PROTECT OCCUPANTS IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 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.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 209
Notes:
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