2019 TURTLE TOP ODYSSEY - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES
Turtle Top is recalling certain 2019 Turtle Top Odyssey vehicles built on GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express chassis. The seatbelt-unfastened warning light will not illuminate for approximately five seconds after the ignition is moved to the "on" or "start" position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
HazardWithout the seatbelt warning reminder, the driver may forget to fasten the seatbelt, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Consumer ActionTurtle Top will notify owners, and GM dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2020. Owners may contact Turtle Top customer service at 1-800-296-2105.