January 10, 2002
DaimlerChrysler Has Recalled Mini-Vans
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
the DaimlerChrysler Corporation 2002 mini-vans.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 52,649
Dates of Manufacture: February - September 2001
Noncompliance: Certain passenger and sport utility vehicles fail to comply
with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 225, "Child
Restraint Anchorage Systems." The owner manuals supplied with these vehicles
do not indicate which seating positions are equipped with tether anchorages
and child restraint anchorage systems as required by the standard.
Remedy: Owners will be provided with the necessary child restraint system
information. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began
Oct. 8, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable
time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V310/DaimlerChrysler Recall No. 996].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
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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