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April 29, 2003

GM Has Recalled the 2002-2003 Envoy/Envoy XL, Oldsmobile Bravada and the 2003 Hummer H2

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.

Models: Chevrolet TrailBlazer/TrailBlazer EXT Year: 2002-2003

GMC Envoy/Envoy XL Year: 2002-2003

Oldsmobile Bravada Year: 2002-2003

Hummer H2 Year: 2003

Number Potentially Involved: 511,167

Dates of Manufacture: October 2000 ? September 2002

Noncompliance: Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 114, ?Theft Protection.? These vehicles are equipped with a mechanical override that could allow the ignition key to be removed with the shift lever in a position other than PARK. In addition, these vehicles have an override that can allow the transmission to be shifted out of PARK with the ignition in the OFF position. These overrides are not permitted unless the vehicle has a locking steering column.

Remedy: Dealers will eliminate these conditions by disabling the overrides. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during April 2003. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, GMC at 1-800-462-8782, Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537, or Hummer at 1-866-486-6376.

[NHTSA Recall No. 03V075/GM Recall No. 03012].

Important Note 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 
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 about?

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