February 21, 2003
PORSCHE Has Recalled the 2002 GT2
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : PORSCHE Model : GT2 Year : 2002
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V027000 Recall Date : JAN 29, 2003
Component: CHILD SEAT:TETHER/HARNESS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 32
CERTAIN TWO-SEAT, TWO-DOOR COUPE MODEL PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY
WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL
MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.
THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT EQUIPPED
WITH A TOP TETHER ANCHORAGE AS REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD. OWNERS WHO WISH TO
USE A CHILD RESTRAINT WITH THE
AIR BAG DEACTIVATION DEVICE REQUIRING A TOP TETHER IN THE FRONT PASSENGER
SEAT CANNOT CORRECTLY INSTALL
THE SEAT DUE TO THE LACK OF THE TOP TETHER ANCHORAGE.
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD MAY NOT BE PROPERLY PROTECTED.
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE TETHER ANCHORAGE. PORSCHE HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN
OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE.
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 PORSCHE AT
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!
How many did you hear
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