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Isuzu Ascender Recall 05V035000

Windshield May Separate from the Vehicle

Body, Interior & Misc., March 10, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

In the event of a crash, the windshield may separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

The windshield may not be properly adhered to the body. If a crash occurs, the windshield could separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the windshield free of charge. This recall is expected to begin on March 10, 2005. The General Motors recall number is 05002.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2005

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 10, 2005

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V035000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,815

Summary: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, 'WINDSHIELD MOUNTING.' THE WINDSHIELD URETHANE BEAD MAY NOT HAVE ADHERED TO THE BODY IN CERTAIN AREAS DURING THE CURE PROCESS.

Consequence: IF A CRASH OCCURS, THE WINDSHIELD MAY NOT BE RETAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WINDSHIELD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.

Notes: GM RECALL NO. 05002.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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