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Mercury Recall 01S16: Ford/Seat Belt Buckles

2001 Mercury Sable

In the event of a vehicle crash, the vehicle occupant may not be properly restrained, possibly resulting in personal injury or death.

Seat Belts — Front — Buckle Assembly

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger cars. The seat belt buckle tongue may not fully eject from the buckle assembly when the release button is pushed slowly. This condition could also result in a partial latch of the tongue in the buckle.
Actions
Dealers will replace the driver and right front passenger seat belt buckles. Owner notification began May 4, 2001. 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 Ford at 1-800-392-3673.
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Date Announced
APR 27, 2001
Vehicles Affected
4,567
Mercury Recall #
01S16
NHTSA Campaign #
01V144000
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