August 1, 2001
1998-2001 Daewoo Leganza Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain
Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with
requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 201, "Occupant Protection
in Interior Impact." These vehicles exceed the maximum allowable head injury criteria
from contact with the front roof support (A-pillar) in a crash.
58,691 vehicles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will install padding to the A-pillar to
reduce the risk of injury in a crash.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began June 8, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Daewoo at 1-877-463-2396.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V180]
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to SafetyAlerts subscribers August
1, 2001. For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service
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write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
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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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