The defect is blamed on a manufacturing process performed by the supplier that can cause the teeth of the seatback mechanism to disengage. The MINI Cooper front passenger and driver seatbacks can fold in a rear-end crash, folding an occupant right along with the seats.
The recalled 2015 MINI Cooper hardtops were manufactured August 12, 2014, to September 2, 2014.
MINI will notify owners beginning in December 2014. MINI Cooper dealers will re-align and re-tighten the seatback adjustment mechanisms.
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850 2015 MINI Cooper 2-Door Hardtops Recalled For Faulty Seatbacks
CarComplaints.com reports 850 2015 MINI Cooper 2 door hardtops are being recalled for faulty seatbacks:
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