Isuzu Motors Limited—Isuzu MU-X Second Row Seatbelt Anchor Point
What are the defects?
The material used in the nut for 2nd row middle seatbelt anchor point may not meet the specification required by the engineering drawing and design. In addition, excessive impurities were found in the base material of the nut.
What are the hazards?
In the event of a severe frontal accident the nut may break and the passengers seated in the 2nd row of seats, utilising the center seat belt anchorage point, may not be sufficiently restrained.
What should consumers do?
Owners will be contacted by letter.
The remedy for affected vehicles is to replace the existing bolt used to fasten the 2nd row seatbelt anchor with a longer bolt, which also includes an additional nut that fastens from the other end.
- 24 June 2013 - 30 June 2014