August 30, 2001
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
Pontiac Grand Prix,
manufactured September 1998.
On some passenger vehicles, the
driver's air bag inflator modules could produce excessive internal pressure.
In the event of a crash that would trigger a driver's air bag deployment,
the increased internal pressure can cause the inflator module to explode.
Metal and plastic debris could cause severe injury to vehicle occupants.
738 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will replace the driver side air bag module.
The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began July 11,
2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time
should contact Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.
[NHTSA Recall No.
01V210/GM Recall No. 01053]
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!
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