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This condition could prevent the clip from breaking on impact and result in less deformation in the impacted area and a higher decleration of the head form, increasing the risk of personal injury in the event of a crash.

Structure — Frame And Members

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles do not comply with the head injury criterion requirements of FMVSS no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impact." The upper retainer clip near the BP1 impact location is designed to break when impacted by the head form. In some cases, the material of the trim part may be more impact resistant as a result of variations in the molding process.
Actions
Dealers will remove the trim cover from each of the B pillars and install a new cover.
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Date Announced
SEP 17, 1999
Vehicles Affected
67,076
Volkswagen Recall #
UM
NHTSA Campaign #
99V251000
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