Information on the Dodge Minivan Seat Belt Recall
Popular Grand Caravan Line Recalled Due to Severe Safety Concern
Dodge recalled one of its most popular car lines over a dangerous defect in its seat belt system. The minivans rolled off the assembly line without the proper restraints installed. According to the company, in the event of crash, the belts could fail.
Consumer Reports wrote about the recall, noting the large size of the potential issues. The recall affects over 30,000 minivans. Dodge stated that the seat belts in the second and third row seats may become loose in the event of a crash. This could lead to severe injury or death. According to the company, the seats were improperly installed, without being properly fitted to the seat striker. This means that they could become loose. This would result in the seats not being able to take the force of a crash. In addition, this may cause the seat belts to not be able to restrained passengers. The company also reported that the seat belts may have issues even in cases not involving a crash.
The only year affected by the recall is the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan.
RECALL ALERT ⚠️ Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 30,354 of its 2019 @Dodge Grand Caravan minivans because #seatbelt components may fail if the vans are in a crash, leading to an increased chance of injury. Learn more: https://t.co/GjohPOn9KN #openrecall @FiatChrysler_NA pic.twitter.com/ggyHXV0TFd
— CARFAX (@CARFAXinc) November 21, 2019
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