FOREST RIVER FREELANDER 2002: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : FREELANDER Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2001-09-05 - 2004-06-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V347000
Date Owner's Notified: 2004-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 2004-07-12 Date Added to Database: 2004-07-19
Manufacturers Involved: LAND ROVER
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: B176
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 31049
Summary:
      CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING TESTING, THE FREE MOTION HEAD FORM REGISTERED A MEASUREMENT MARGINALLY ABOVE THE PERMITTED 1000 HEAD IMPACT CRITERIA. AT THE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND A-PILLAR TRIM AREA.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE A-PILLAR TRIM WITH A REVISED COMPONENT THAT ENABLES THE VEHICLE TO FULLY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 201. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 6, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT LAND ROVER AT 1-800-637-6837.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 201
Notes:
      LAND ROVER RECALL NO. B176.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.