Recall NHTS Number: 04V305000
Recall Manufacturer Number: SC039
Recall Date: 08-16-2004
Affected Vehicles: 251,594
Seat belts:front:buckle assembly
"on certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, the front safety belt buckles may emit a ""click"" sound during the buckling process that is similar to the sound emitted when a buckle is being latched, when it is not. "
The latch can then pull out of the buckle when tension is applied.
How to Fix:
Dealers will replace both front seat belt buckles. the recall began august 16, 2004. owners should contact kia at 1-800-333-4542.
Kia recall no. sc039.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).