January 23, 2001
2001 Mazda Tribute Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting model year
2001 Mazda Tribute automobiles. This recall affects models that were manufactured
between April and October 2000.
Certain sport utility vehicles fail to
comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 225, "Child
Restraint Anchorage Systems." The owner's manuals do not indicate which seating
positions are equipped with child restraint anchorages. Also, the manuals do not explain
the markings in the vehicles that locate the lower anchorages.
5,700 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Inserts for the vehicle's owner manuals will be
provided to owners.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began Dec. 15, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free inserts within a
reasonable time should contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V323]
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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