August 13, 2002
Isuzu Has Recalled the 2002 Axiom and Rodeo
Isuzu Has Recalled the 2002 Axiom and
Rodeo because of issues with the airbag.
Number of Units Affected: 15
Manufactured: 01/2001 - 01/2001
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE PASSENGER-SIDE AIR BAG INFLATOR
MODULES WERE MANUFACTURED AND SHIPPED WITHOUT A NECESSARY COMPONENT KNOWN AS
A CHECK VALVE PIN.
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE AIR BAG WILL NOT INFLATE PROPERLY OR
SUFFICIENTLY RESULTING IN AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN
AUGUST 7, 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 ISUZU AT 1-800-643-4070.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V213000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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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