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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NHTSA 80-98
Contact: Tim Hurd


Tel. No. (202) 366-9550

General Motors Corporation

Models:

Chevrolet S10 Years: 1995-1996
Chevrolet C10 Years: 1994-1996
GMC S15 Years: 1995-1996
GMC C15 Years: 1994-1996
Oldsmobile Bravada Years: 1994-1996


Number Involved: 1,500,000
Dates of Manufacture: August 1994-May 1996
NHTSA Recall No.: 98V150
Vehicle Description:
Description of Defect: Solder joints near the wiring harness connector can crack causing the windshield wipers to work intermittently. This condition can result in inoperative wipers, reducing a driver's visibility, and increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the wiper motor circuit board and cover.
Owner Notification: Owner notification is expected to begin in the fall of 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at 1-800-462-8782.

NHTSA said manufacturers are required to mail a recall notice to all purchasers, owners and dealers when a safety defect or noncompliance with Federal safety standards is found. The agency urges owners to wait until they receive notification from the manufacturer before contacting their dealers to schedule the repair work. Not all vehicles of a particular make and model may be subject to the recall.