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GMC Sonoma recalls

 

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, GMC Sonoma

Body, Interior & Misc., June 4, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Vehicles may have an air bag warning label with incorrect statements. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners will be sent corrected labels and installation instructions. The recall began June 4, 2004. The GM recall number is 04021.

For Models: Chevrolet S10, GMC Sonoma, Oldsmobile Bravada

Body, Interior & Misc., October 18, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The payload as listed on the vehicle certification label exceeds the actual limitations of the vehicle.  If the weight limitations of the vehicle are exceeded, the vehicle will not operate as designed, and may cause a safety issue. Owners will be sent a revised vehicle certification label that is accurate.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, GMC Sonoma

Electrical & Lights, September 13, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS BUILT WITH A CANDELA VALUE GREATER THAN 3,000 CANNOT BE MOUNTED HIGHER THAN 864MM ABOVE THE ROAD SURFACE.

For Models: Buick Century, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Chevrolet S10, Chevrolet Venture, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma, Oldsmobile Intrigue, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Grand Prix, Pontiac Montana, Saturn LS, Saturn LS1, Saturn LS2

Body, Interior & Misc., August 24, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma

Brakes, May 31, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 4-WHEEL DRIVE PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 1989 THROUGH AUGUST 1996. UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS THE SWITCH WHICH SIGNALS THE ABS SYSTEM WHETHER THE VEHICLE IS IN 2-WHEEL OR 4-WHEEL DRIVE CAN MALFUNCTION CAUSING INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES DURING ABS STOPS WHILE IN THE TWO-WHEEL DRIVE MODE.

For Models: Chevrolet S10, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 2500, GMC Sonoma

Brakes, March 27, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The Antilock brake system pump motor may have an insufficient spring clip installed, which may cause an internal bearing retention issue. This could affect pump motor operation, and may cause brake pressure differentiation issues between the front and rear brakes. Dealers will replace the brake pressure module valve assembly.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet G Series Van (G20), Chevrolet S10, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma

Brakes, December 10, 1999

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, OR MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3-SENSOR ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) EBC4 UNITS.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma

Brakes, August 20, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The brake pipe union fittings that feed the various brake system components may leak and cause a loss of braking function. Dealers will inspect the brake pipe union for signs of leaking brake fluid and replace the union if necessary.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500, GMC Yukon

Body, Interior & Misc., December 15, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma, Oldsmobile Bravada

Brakes, December 15, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. A FATIGUE FRACTURE OF THE REAR AXLE RIGHT-HAND BRAKE PIPE CAN OCCUR CAUSING A SLOW BRAKE FLUID LEAK RESULTING IN A SOFT BRAKE PEDAL. IF THE BRAKE PIPE BREAKS, THE DRIVER WOULD EXPERIENCE A SUDDEN DROP IN THE BRAKE PEDAL, THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE LIGHT WOULD ILLUMINATE, AND THERE WOULD BE A LOSS OF REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE.

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