June 30, 2001
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy and Oldsmobile Bravada
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2002
Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy and Oldsmobile Bravada vehicles. The affected
vehicles were manufactured between July and October 1999.
On certain sport utility vehicles, under certain
circumstances, the front lower control arm brackets may fracture. This fracture could
result in separation of the front lower control arm from the frame. A separation could
result in loss of vehicle control, resulting in a crash.
30,476 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will replace the left and right front
lower control arm brackets.
The manufacturer has reported owner notification
began by telephone on April 4, 2001. A follow-up letter to consumers was mailed May 3,
2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact
Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020.
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V126/GM Recall
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Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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