1990 DAIHATSU ROCKY Recall - Recall ID 5846

1990 DAIHATSU ROCKY Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 95V103010 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: DAIHATSU 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: ROCKY 
Model Year: 1990 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: DAIHATSU AMERICA, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 08-01-89 through 07-01-91 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 7,514 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 09-25-95 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: DAIHATSU AMERICA, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 07-06-95 
Record Creation Date: 07-06-95 
Regulation Part Number:  
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Defect Summary: THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTONS CAN BREAK. THESE RED PLASTIC RELEASE BUTTONS ARE MARKED "PRESS." IF A BUTTON BREAKS, PIECES CAN FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BUCKLE TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY. 
Consequence Summary: THE SAFETY BELTS WOULD NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION TO AN OCCUPANT IN A VEHICLE CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: OWNERS SHOULD PROMPTLY CHECK THE CONDITION AND OPERATION OF BOTH FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLES AND CAREFULLY INSPECT THE RED RELEASE BUTTON FOR ANY BREAKS OR CRACKS. THEY SHOULD ENSURE THAT BOTH BUCKLES ARE OPERATING PROPERLY BY INSERTING EACH LATCH PLATE INTO ITS BUCKLE, TUGGING ON THE BELT TO MAKE SURE THAT LATCH IS SECURELY LOCKED, AND THEN PRESSING THE RELEASE BUTTON. THE LATCH PLATE SHOULD POP OUT OF THE BUCKLE WHEN THE BUTTON IS PRESSED. IF EITHER RELEASE BUTTON SHOWS A SIGN OF BREAKING OR CRACKING OR IF EITHER BUCKLE FAILS TO OPERATE PROPERLY, OWNERS SHOULD PROMPTLY CONTACT THEIR AUTHORIZED DEALER TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE THE BUCKLE REPLACED OR REPAIRED, FREE OF CHARGE. IF YOU DO NOT LIVE NEAR A DAIHATSU DEALER, CONTACT DAIHATSU DIRECTLY AND ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE MADE AT A REPAIR FACILITY OF YOUR CHOICE, ALSO FREE OF CHARGE. 
Notes: SYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT BELTS; BELT BUCKLES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SAFETY BELTS MADE BY TAKATA CORPORATION.NOTE: 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 DAIHATSU AT 1-800-777-7070. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393. 
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1990 DAIHATSU ROCKY Recall - Recall ID 5846 for DAIHATSU ROCKY SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

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