January 23, 2001
Honda S2000 Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2000 Honda
S2000. The affected models were manufactured between June 1999 and August 2000.
Under certain conditions, the seat belt
retractor can deform and cause complete or frequent locking of the retractor. As a result,
the seat belts cannot be pulled out of the retractor and cannot be used.
9,147 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will replace the seat belt actuator
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began Oct. 23, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V316]
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to SafetyAlerts subscribers January
23, 2001. For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service
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Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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