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August 1, 2001

1998-2001 Daewoo Leganza Recalled

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 1998-2001 Daewoo Leganza automobiles.

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]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers August 1, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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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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