August 1, 2001
2002 Acura 3.2TL Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2002 Acura 3.2TL automobiles
manufactured between March and May 2001.
Certain sedans fail to comply with requirements of
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies." Certain
driver and passenger seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured.
The seat belt tongue could not be released from
the buckle within the specified force limit.
9,034 vehicles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace
the front seat belt buckles.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began May 9, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V166]
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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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