A trio of seatbelt-related cases lead the latest list of probes revealed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin.’s defects investigation office. Ford Motor Co.’s beleaguered Explorer, model-year ’95, is the subject of an engineering analysis – upgraded from a preliminary probe that stems from 46 complaints about seatbelts that would not stay fastened. No injuries were reported. Nearly 260,000 vehicles, redesigned for ’02, stand to be affected if NHTSA’s study ...
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