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Chevrolet Monte Carlo Recall 00V244000

GM Recalls 2001 Models Due to Air Bag Memory Error

Recall Details

General Motors is recalling 2001 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo models because the air bag sensing and diagnostic modules (SDM) may experience a memory error, which could prevent the air bags from deploying in an accident. Dealers will replace the sensing and diagnostic module.

Body, Interior & Misc., October 26, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 26, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
580
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V244000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULES (SDM) COULD EXPERIENCE A MEMORY ERROR RESULTING IN THE AIR BAGS NOT DEPLOYING IN A CRASH SITUATION.
Consequence
IN A CRASH, A FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT MAY RECEIVE MORE SERIOUS INJURIES.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 2000. 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. 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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