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GRACO ARGOS 70 Car Seat Recall - Campaign #14C001000

 
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GRACO ARGOS 70 CAR SEAT RECALL - #14C001000

RECALL FOR CHILD SEAT : HARNESS/CROTCH BUCKLE

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Car Seat GRACO ARGOS 70
Manufacturer Graco Children's Products Inc.
Manufactured between 1/1/1900 - 1/1/1900
Recalled on 2/10/2014
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 2/14/2014
# Affected 4,176,601
Recalled for CHILD SEAT:HARNESS/CROTCH BUCKLE
Description On February 7, 2014, Graco Children's Products, Inc. (Graco) informed NHTSA that it would be recalling model year 2009 through 2013 toddler and booster child restraints, models Cozy Cline, Comfort Sport, Classic Ride 50, My Ride 65, My Ride w/Safety Surround, My Ride 70, Size 4 Me 70, Smart Seat, Nautilus, Nautilus Elite, and Argos 70. On March 7, 2014, Graco informed NHTSA it would be including an additional 403,222 seats in this recall, including certain model year 2006 through 2014 Argos 70 Elite, Ready Ride, Step 2, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, My Size 70, Head Wise 70 with Safety Surround, Nautilus 3-in-1, Nautilus Plus, and Smart Seat with Safety Surround. The defect involves difficulty in unlatching the harness buckle. In some cases, the buckle becomes stuck in a latched condition so that it cannot be opened by depressing the buckle's release button.
Consequences It may be difficult to remove the child from the restraint, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a vehicle crash, fire, or other emergency, in which a prompt exit from the vehicle is required.
Corrective action Graco is offering to replace the buckle with a new design, free of charge. the recall began on February 14, 2014. Owners wil be offered the free replacement buckle. All other owners may contact Graco at 1-800-345-4109 (toll-free) or 1-330-869-7225, or online at [email protected]
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. Note: For a complete list of the production dates of the affected seats, please click on "Associated Documents" and then "Defect Notice(Part 573) - Amended March 7, 2014"
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