April 29, 2003
GM Has Recalled the 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer/TrailBlazer EXT, GMC
Envoy/Envoy XL and Oldsmobile Bravada
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Models: Chevrolet TrailBlazer/TrailBlazer EXT Year: 2002
GMC Envoy/Envoy XL Year: 2002
Oldsmobile Bravada Year: 2002
Number Potentially Involved: 314,300
Dates of Manufacture: October 2000 ? March 2003
Noncompliance: Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the
requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 101, ?Control
Location, Identification, and Illumination? and No. 208, ?Occupant Crash
Protection.? These vehicles have an intermittent condition during vehicle
start-up in which the instrument panel cluster may not properly power up,
resulting in most of the displays, telltale lights, and functions being
Remedy: Dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster. 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, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537.
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V096/GM Recall No. 03013].
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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