TOYOTA CRESSIDA 1981: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

Make : TOYOTA Model : CRESSIDA Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-09-01 - 1981-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V031000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-04-10 Date Received by ODI: 1981-03-16 Date Added to Database: 1981-04-08
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9171
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE RETRACTOR SPOOL RELEASE WARNING LIGHT AND BUZZER OF THE SEAT BELT SYSTEM MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY ROUTED AT THE TIME OF ASSEMBLY. THIS CAN CAUSE MECHANICAL INTERFERENCE WITH THE DRIVER"S SIDE G-SENSOR LOCKING FUNCTION. CONSEQUENTLY, THE EMERGENCY LOCKING RETRACTOR OF THE DRIVER"S SIDE AUTOMATIC SEAT BELT MAY NOT OPERATE PROPERLY EVEN THOUGH THE G-SENSOR IS OPERATIONAL. "THE PASSENGER SIDE IS NOT AFFECTED".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE WIRING HARNESS WILL BE REROUTED, IF NECESSARY, AND A CLAMP WILL BE ADDED TO ELIMINATE POSSIBLE FUTURE INTERFERENCE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; AUTOMATIC FRONT SHOULDER BELT ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD BRAKES BE STRONGLY APPLIED OR IN THE EVENT OF ANACCIDENT, THE SHOULDER BELT MAY NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN DRIVER AND THE RISK OFPERSONAL INJURY IS GREATER.