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The rear license plate light socket may corrode from water entry and melt.
Please contact your Chevrolet 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.
The rear license plate light socket may corrode from water entry and melt. The rear license plate lamp may work intermittently and the left rear tail lamp may be inoperative. Passengers would notice an odor and smoke, and if ignored, the plastic could ignite into a fire. Dealers will install a new sealed rear license plate lamp socket assembly. The recall began July 21, 2003. The GM recall number is 03031.