Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

June 16, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

04V190000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

65,439

Summary:

SOME OF THESE PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE AN ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) THAT MAY CALCULATE A HIGHER THAN ACTUAL VEHICLE SPEED BECAUSE OF AN ERRATIC REAR-WHEEL SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL, AND CAUSE ABS ACTIVATION WHERE IT IS NOT NEEDED OR NEEDED ABS ACTIVATION TO BE EXTENDED DURING BRAKING AS THE VEHICLE SPEED DROPS TO ABOUT 3 MPH.

Consequence:

UNEXPECTED ABS ACTIVATION COULD INCREASE STOPPING DISTANCE UP TO ABOUT 11 FEET DEPENDING ON THE GRADE OF THE ROAD, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ABS CONTROLLER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438.

Notes:

GM RECALL NO. 04030. CUSTOMERS CAN 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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