May 21, 2002
Daewoo Motors Has Recalled The 1998 Daewoo Lanos
Daewoo Motors Has Recalled The 1998
Daewoo Lanos because vehicle does not conform to safety standard.
Number of Units Affected: 70015
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE
REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT
PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH IN WHICH THE AIR BAGS DO NOT DEPLOY, THERE IS A
POSSIBILITY OF INCREASED HEAD INJURY TO THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER SHOULD
CONTACT WITH THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG COVER OCCUR.
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW ENERGY ABSORBING AIR BAG MOUNTING BRACKETS. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR
VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT
RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAEWOO AT
1-877-362-1234, SELECTION 1.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V131000.
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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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