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September 3, 2003

Isuzu Has Recalled the 2003 Ascender

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.


Isuzu Motors America, Inc.

Models: Isuzu Ascender Year: 2003

Number Potentially Involved: 3,290

Dates of Manufacture: August 2002 – May 2003

Noncompliance: Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage System." The Owner’s Manual does not explain the meaning of the location symbols for the Lower Universal Anchorage System.

Remedy: Owners will be provided with a supplement for their Owner’s Manual. It describes and shows the location symbols for the child restraint anchors that are located in the vehicle. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during August 2003. Owners may contact Isuzu at 1-800-255-6727.


[NHTSA Recall No. 03V269].

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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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