BRITAX E9031 (SUPER ELITE) Recall - ID 73612

BRITAX E9031 (SUPER ELITE) Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 03C008000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: BRITAX 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: E9031 (SUPER ELITE) 
Model Year: n/a 
Mfg Campaign Number: 090301 
Mfg Component Desc: CHILD SEAT 
Mfg Involved in Recall: BRITAX CHILD SAFETY, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 04-25-01 through 02-15-02 
Type of Report: (C) Child Seat 
Potential # of Units Affected: 2,689 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 10-03-03 
Recall Initiated By: OVSC 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: BRITAX CHILD SAFETY, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 09-29-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-01-03 
Regulation Part Number: 571 
FMVSS Number: 213 
Defect Summary: SUPER ELITE YOUTH RESTRAINTS, MODEL NO. E9031, WITH PRODUCTION DATES FROM APRIL 25, 2001, THROUGH FEBRUARY 15, 2002, FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 213, "CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS." VEHICLE CRASH FORCES COULD CAUSE THE CHILD'S HEAD TO MOVE FURTHER FORWARD THAN ALLOWED BY THE STANDARD. 
Consequence Summary: THIS ADDITIONAL HEAD MOVEMENT COULD ALLOW A CHILD'S HEAD TO STRIKE SOMETHING IN THE VEHICLE, CAUSING INJURY. 
Corrective Summary: OWNERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE REPLACEMENT HARNESS SYSTEM ALONG WITH INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDING TPE PADS (ALSO KNOWN AS HUGS HARNESS ULTRA-GUARD SYSTEM). ALL CONSUMERS WHO RETURNED A REGISTRATION CARD TO BRITAX WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE THE FREE REPLACEMENT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGANS OCTOBER 3, 2003. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BRITAX'S TOLL-FREE NUMBER AT 1-888-427-4829. 
Notes: ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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BRITAX E9031 (SUPER ELITE) Recall - ID 73612 for BRITAX E9031 (SUPER ELITE) CHILD SEAT

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