January 4, 2000
2000 Saturn SC, SW and SL Automobiles Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Saturn SC, SW and
SL automobiles, manufactured between June - August 1999, because some of these vehicles
fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 201, "Occupant Protection in
The armrests were produced with a latch that will
not withstand the vertical force requirements of the standard. In the event of a crash,
the latch may open and the armrest or the contents of the console could injure an
Approximately 7,500 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will replace the console armrest latch.
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. 99V297/GM Recall
No. 99071/Saturn Recall No. 99C07]
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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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