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Chevrolet Monte Carlo Recall 00V244000

GM Recalls 2001 Models Due to Air Bag Memory Error

Body, Interior & Misc., October 26, 2000

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Summary:

General Motors is recalling 2001 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo models because the air bag sensing and diagnostic modules (SDM) may experience a memory error, which could prevent the air bags from deploying in an accident. Dealers will replace the sensing and diagnostic module.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2001

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 26, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V244000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 580

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULES (SDM) COULD EXPERIENCE A MEMORY ERROR RESULTING IN THE AIR BAGS NOT DEPLOYING IN A CRASH SITUATION.

Consequence: IN A CRASH, A FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT MAY RECEIVE MORE SERIOUS INJURIES.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 2000. 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. 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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