Affected Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Date Published
JUN 08, 2016
NHTSA TSB #
10089392
TSB Document
Summary
44240 - SPECIAL COVERAGE. FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A HAPTIC SEAT OPTION (RPO UFL OR UHX) AND A NON-MOTORIZED SEAT BELT RETRACTOR (RPO AX7), THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT MAY BE ILLUMINATED DUE TO A POTENTIAL FAULT WITH THE DRIVER’S SIDE DIAGNOSABLE BUCKLE SWITCH. IF THIS AIRBAG LIGHT ILLUMINATES, AND HAS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B0072 SET, IT MAY BE RELATED TO THE DRIVER’S SIDE DIAGNOSABLE BUCKLE SWITCH, AND THERE ARE NO ISSUES WITH THE VEHICLES AIRBAGS OR SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONERS. IN THIS CONDITION, THE AIRBAG OR SEATBELT PRE-TENSIONER DEPLOYMENTS ARE NOT AFFECTED. THIS SPECIAL COVERAGE COVERS THE CONDITION DESCRIBED ABOVE FOR A PERIOD OF 10 YEARS OR 120,000 MILES (193,000 KM), WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST, FROM THE DATE THE VEHICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PLACED IN SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF OWNERSHIP. DEALERS ARE TO LOOK FOR DTC B0072 AND REPLACE THE DRIVER’S SIDE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE.