Chevy Venture, Pontiac Aztec, Montana, Olds Silhouette RecalledGeneral Motors Corporation
Models: Chevrolet Venture Year: 2001
Pontiac Aztec Year: 2001
Pontiac Montana Year: 2001
Oldsmobile Silhouette Year: 2001
Number Involved: 75,816
Dates of Manufacture: April - October 2000
Noncompliance: Certain minivans and sport utility vehicles built with second row 50/50 split bench seats or captain's chairs fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 225, ``Child Restraint Anchorage Systems.'' The seat latch anchor wire diameter is greater than 6.1 mm, potentially inhibiting the install ation of child restraints.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the latch anchor wires and repair those with an improper diameter. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during March/April 2002.
Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537.