NHTSA — Seat Belts: Front: Retractor Problems

10.0

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

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2001 Jeep Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 262007

Cherokee 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles

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

Safety belt retractors do not function consistently, belts hang in door opening and become caught in the latch/strike assembly when the doors are closed. This causes damage to the belt, requiring replacement. I have owned several Chrysler products (Dodge dart, Plymouth reliant, 2 Cherokee and other) and all have exhibited this problem.

- Bethesda, MD, USA

problem #2

Mar 082002

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
I was able to duplicate the failure described on prime time. G3 seatbelts need recalled.

- Council Bluffs, IA, USA

problem #1

Jul 012001

(reported on)

Cherokee 4WD

  • miles
The seat belts did not fail, but the belt would catch on the door latch and was rubbing holes into the belt. Jeep was contacted about this problem on 2/14/01, they called and said that it was a "design flaw" but until more complaints were received, they would do nothing about it. Demontrond was also advised about the problem, but I was told that for them to look at it, it would cost me for them to look at it. The Jeep has been "traded.

- Spring, TX, USA

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