CHRYSLER LHS 2000: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Make : CHRYSLER Model : LHS Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-10-15 - 1999-10-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V033000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-03-01 Date Received by ODI: 2000-02-04 Date Added to Database: 2000-02-10
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 863
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7580
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MOLDING FLASH ON THE PRIMARY LEVER MAY PREVENT THE OPERATION OF THE G-LOCK AND TILT LOCK FUNCTIONS ON SOME OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE RETRACTORS.
Consequence:
      IF THIS OCCURS IN A FRONTAL CRASH SITUATION, DRIVER PROTECTION FROM THE SEAT BELT MAY BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 18, 2000. 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 1-800-992-1997.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.