January 4, 2000
1999-2000 Saturn SC, SW and SL Automobiles Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1999-2000 Saturn SC, SW
and SL automobiles, manufactured between April 1998 - August 1999, because some of these
vehicles do not comply with requirements of FMVSS No. 210, "Seat Belt Assembly
Anchorages." Some of the vehicles were produced with seat belt shoulder guide anchor
bolts that were not adequately tightened at the center pillar and could fall out, making
the seat belt inoperative.
Approximately 265,500 vehicles are affected by
Dealers will inspect these vehicles for proper
installation and torque of the seat belt shoulder guide anchor bolts. Owner notification
began Oct. 29, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time
should contact Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, Prompt #3.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V280/GM Recall
No. 99067/Saturn Recall No. 99C02]
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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!
How many did you hear
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