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NHTSA — Seat Belts: Front: Retractor Problems


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,400 miles

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2003 Acura MDX seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Acura MDX Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 032003

MDX 6-cyl

  • 11,400 miles


When the vehicle ran over a bump in road the seat belt retractor receded and locked up. The passenger side air bag light also illuminated. The driver was unable to release the seat belt from the retractor. The vehicle was taken to the dealer to have the mechanic check out the driver's seat belt retractor. The dealer indicated that the seat belt repair was not covered under warranty. The consumer was told that the seat belts were designed to lock up in certain situations.

- Houston, TX, USA

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