Chevrolet G Series Van (G20) Recall 99V126000

Recall 99V126000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

June 30, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

99V126000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected:

282

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CHEVROLET AND GMC G VANS EQUIPPED WITH SLIDING SIDE DOORS AND REMEDIED DURING SAFETY CAMPAIGN (95V197/95-C-58) BETWEEN JULY 18, 1997 AND FEBRUARY 6, 1999. THE SLIDING SIDE-DOOR REAR LATCH WAS REPLACED WITH A LATCH THAT WAS IMPROPERLY RIVETED.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE DOOR MAY NOT PERFORM AS REQUIRED AND INCREASED INJURIES COULD RESULT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SLIDING DOOR REAR LATCH.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 30, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND 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.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration