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NHTSA — Seat Belts: Front: Buckle Assembly Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2001 Buick Park Avenue seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Buick Park Avenue Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012005

Park Avenue 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle to which this report refers is a 2001 Buick, Park Avenue ultra, 4 door, sedan. The VIN # is [xxx], with 20,724 miles. Shortly after purchase I noticed a slight separation in the drivers side seat belt latch. Since it did not pose an immediate danger I took no action to have it replaced. This month the belt became inoperative, came apart, and I had it replaced. This could pose a real danger to the driver if the there was an accident and the seat belt failed. The failed part is available. Updated 07/19/2012 information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6)

- Anthony, NM, USA

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