Recall 98V150001

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

December 15, 1998

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

98V150001

NHTSA Action Number:

EA97022

Component:

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,557,585

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.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN INOPERATIVE WIPERS, REDUCING A DRIVER'S VISIBILITY, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BOARD AND COVER.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 15, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.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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