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Recall: No. 1 of 2
Recall Ref: R2001/139
Exact Model: MGF
VIN: RD522572 TO RD533176
Build Date: 1st September 2000 to 30th September 2001
Numbers: 7010
Defect: Possible electrical short circuit in wiring harness may cause seat belt pre-tensioners to activate unnecessarily when ignition switched on.
Action: Examine seat belt pre-tensioner wiring harness for damage and fit an additional protective sleeve.
Launch Date: 10 December 2001
Recall: No. 2 of 2
Recall Ref: R1998/069
Exact Model:
VIN: RD000251 TO RD040566
Build Date: 16 August 1995 to 6 July 1998
Numbers: 19917
Defect: If the driver leans to the "far left" whilst wearing the belt, there is a possibility that the belt webbing could snag in the slot in the guide escutcheon in the rear bulkhead finisher behind the seats, and not retract correctly when the driver returns to the upright position in the seat. If, with the belt so snagged, an accident should occur, the driver may not then be adequately restrained.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and fit revised bulkhead panel plastic escutcheons to both front seat belt installations.
Launch Date: 16 October 1998

Manufacturer contact details:
Main Gate, Low Hill Lane, Longbridge, Birmingham, B31 2BQ


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