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1981 Toyota Cressida 4D Sedan

1981 Toyota Cressida
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Issued: 1981-04-08
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE RETRACTOR SPOOL RELEASE WARNING LIGHT AND BUZZER OF THE SEAT BELT SYSTEM MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY ROUTED AT THE TIME OF ASSEMBLY. THIS CAN CAUSE MECHANICAL INTERFERENCE WITH THE DRIVER"S SIDE G-SENSOR LOCKING FUNCTION. CONSEQUENTLY, THE EMERGENCY LOCKING RETRACTOR OF THE DRIVER"S SIDE AUTOMATIC SEAT BELT MAY NOT OPERATE PROPERLY EVEN THOUGH THE G-SENSOR IS OPERATIONAL. (THE PASSENGER SIDE IS NOT AFFECTED).


DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

RESOLUTION

THE WIRING HARNESS WILL BE REROUTED, IF NECESSARY, AND A CLAMP WILL BE ADDED TO ELIMINATE POSSIBLE FUTURE INTERFERENCE.

NOTES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: INTERIOR; AUTOMATIC FRONT SHOULDER BELT ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD BRAKES BE STRONGLY APPLIED OR IN THE EVENT OF ANACCIDENT, THE SHOULDER BELT MAY NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN DRIVER AND THE RISK OFPERSONAL INJURY IS GREATER.


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