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April 29, 2003

GM Has Recalled the 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer/TrailBlazer EXT, GMC Envoy/Envoy XL and Oldsmobile Bravada

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

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 inoperative.

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].

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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