1999 DODGE Avenger

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5 Recalls for 1999 DODGE Avenger

Recall Date Component Summary
December 18, 2000 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE RUBBER BOOTS ON THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINTS OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION WERE DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY, DIRT AND WATER CAN INTRUDE. ALSO, MMC HAS ADDED THE POTENTIAL OF LEAKING MOISTURE, WHICH CAN CAUSE THE BALL STUD TO CORRODE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINT FOR WEAR. BALL JOINTS THAT EXHIBIT WEAR BEYOND THE ESTABLISHED TOLERANCE WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEWLY DESIGNED LATERAL ARM BALL JOINTS. BALL JOINTS THAT ARE WITHIN THE ESTABLISHED TOLERANCE WILL BE CLEANED AND A SPECIAL SEALANT WILL BE APPLIED TO PREVENT INTRUSION OF MOISTURE.

May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

July 26, 2007 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

CERTAIN AIRTEX FUEL PUMP MODULE ASSEMBLIES, P/N E7081H, SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE WALL OF THE FLARED FITTING OF THE FUEL PUMP IS NOT THICK ENOUGH TO PREVENT THE MATING THREADED FITTINGS FROM BOTTOMING OUT BEFORE AN ADEQUATE SEAL IS ACHIEVED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN LEAKAGE OF FUEL AT THE CONNECTION OF THE VEHICLE FUEL LINE AND THE FUEL PUMP MODULE ASSEMBLY.

Remedy:

AIRTEX WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT AIRTEX AUTOMOTIVE AT 800-880-3056.

July 17, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884.

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4 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1999 DODGE Avenger

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63 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 DODGE Avenger

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10617813
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10357633
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10351907
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10352699
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10283154
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 10224060
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10173212
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10167894
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10159853
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10117957
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10115968
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10113508
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10105505
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10103599
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10089738
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10082394
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10073644
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10068714
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10032691
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10026381
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10025931
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10025876
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10020011
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10015469
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10014278
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10016972
SEATS
ODI Number: 10009268
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS | TIRES
ODI Number: 10008431
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 8010264
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 8005475
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 8005469
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10255600
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 896996
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 886624
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 881567
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 880351
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 879756
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 865472
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 860799
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 849664
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 854476
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 847171
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 768364
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 765562
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 764616
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 756041
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 750126
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 749408
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 747960
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 743688
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 742242
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 742775
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 741502
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 730625
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 722716
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 718911
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 717169
TIRES
ODI Number: 714535
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 706433
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 704738
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 563580
TIRES:VALVE | WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 559266
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 559266
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40 Service Alerts for 1999 DODGE Avenger

Date Description
February 26, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Valve Body. These may cause over drive cycling.

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April 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are nece

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April 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are nece

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November 20, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts.

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November 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts.

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November 20, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage.

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November 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts.

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September 3, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY AND INSTALLATION OF A RESUABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

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March 16, 2001 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

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September 3, 1999 220000 SEATS

INFORMATION ON CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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September 21, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONDITIONS REGARDING PAINT SPLATTER, BELVIDERE RAIL HEAD STORAGE YARD. *YC

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June 24, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

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October 23, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING I/M ( INSPECTION MAINTENANCE ) TESTING – OBD II “CARB” READINESS MONITOR INFORMATION. *YC

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November 12, 1999 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

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April 2, 1999 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

CONDITIONS WITH INTERMITTENT LOSS OF SPEED CONTROL. *TT

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March 3, 2000 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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November 24, 2000 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT

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December 31, 1999 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE BUTYL USED FOR HOLDING THE DOOR WEATHER SHIELD IN PLACE DRIPS FROM THE LOWER DOOR EDGE. *TT

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September 29, 2000 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

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December 11, 1998 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE SUNSHADE FABRIC DELAMINATES FROM THE SUBSTRATE ALONG THE EDEGES OF THE SUNSHADE. *YC

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December 30, 1998 145000 AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON – OFF SWITCHES. *YC

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May 25, 2001 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

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May 25, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

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November 17, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUBJECT ON FRONT FASCIA PROTECTOR REMOVAL. *YC

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October 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT ON TRANSAXLE SEEPAGE MIS-DIAGNOSIS- CASE POROSITY. *MJS

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February 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SERVICE AND PARTS INFORMATION ON 1999 RUNNING CHANGES TO TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TRS) *TT

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March 29, 1999 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE FAULTS RELATED TO THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TRS). *TT

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April 9, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

VEHICLES EXHIBITING FRONT COIL SPRING CREAKING, POPPING, OR SQUEAKING. *TT

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September 17, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN REGARDING MULTI-LAYER STEEL (MLS) HEAD GASKET INSTALLATION PROCEDURES. *TT

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September 17, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION REGARDING 2.5L V-6 HEAD GASKET APPLICATION. *TT

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January 22, 1999 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

PROCEDURES ON ALIGNING THE POWER STEERING BELT. *TT

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April 17, 1998 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT. *AK

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April 12, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF HARSH RIDE, VEHICLE LEAD OR PULL AND PERCEIVED BRAKE SHUDDER. *TT

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April 30, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION ON FAST FEEDBACK FLEET – INSTALLATION OF 2000 MODEL YEAR 41TE TRANSAXLES. *TT

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December 18, 1998 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

EXHIBITTING A CONDITON WHERE THE STEERING WHEEL SHAKES OR THE BRAKE PEDAL PULSATES DUE TO PREMATURE WEAR OF FRONT BRAKE ROTORS AND PADS. *AK

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February 25, 2000 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

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June 11, 1999 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT KNOCKING NOISE FROM THE REAR SHOCK AREA. *TT

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March 5, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT REGARDING REUSABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

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December 8, 2000 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

INFORMATION ON NEW COMPONENTS AND A REPAIR PROCEDURE DEVELOPED TO REPLACE FAILED SEAT SLIDE MOTORS. *TT

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October 1, 1999 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SUBJECT ON THE CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *MJS

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