January 4, 2000
2000 Chevrolet Lumina and Pontiac Grand Prix Automobiles Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Chevrolet Lumina
and Pontiac Grand Prix automobiles, manufactured between September - October 1999, because
the passenger side air bag modules have an undersized inflator orifice. In the event of a
crash that would trigger a passenger side air bag deployment, this undersized orifice can
cause the inflator module to explode.
If an air bag inflator module explodes, metal
and/or plastic debris could cause severe injury to the vehicle occupants.
Approximately 100 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag
modules. Owner notification began Oct. 27, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy
within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or Pontiac at
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V283/GM Recall
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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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