GMC Sonoma Recall 97V208001

Recall 97V208001

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

November 14, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

97V208001

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Potential Number of Units Affected:

33,973

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. AN ENGINE ELECTRICAL WIRING-HARNESS CLIP CAN MELT AND DRIP ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.

Consequence:

THE CLIP MATERIAL ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD CAN IGNITE AND SUBSEQUENTLY IGNITE OTHER COMBUSTIBLE COMPONENTS RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Remedy:

DEALERS ARE CONTACTING OWNERS BY TELEPHONE TO HAVE THEIR VEHICLES TOWED TO THE DEALER AND ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED TO THEM UNTIL THE DEALER CAN REROUTE THE ELECTRICAL WIRING-HARNESS.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 14, 1997.OWNERS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, AND GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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