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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD Recall 03V018000

The Windshield Bond May Not Be Adequate

Recall Details

On 110 vehicles, the windshield may not have a full bead of urethane bond to the body surface. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard and the windshield may not be retained during a crash. Dealers will remove, reseal, and reinstall the windshield. The recall began January 28, 2003. The GM recall number is 03001.

Our Quick Take

On 110 vehicles, the windshield may not be fully bonded to the vehicle's body surface. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

What Should You Do?

Please contact your GM 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., January 28, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 28, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
110
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V018000
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Summary
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, ¿WINDSHIELD MOUNTING.¿ SOME OF THESE VEHICLES LACK A CONTINUOUS URETHANE BONDING BEAD BETWEEN THE BODY SURFACE AND THE WINDSHIELD.
Consequence
IN VEHICLES WITH THIS CONDITION, THE WINDSHIELD MAY NOT BE RETAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY STANDARD DURING A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REMOVE, RESEAL, AND REINSTALL THE WINDSHIELD. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JANUARY 28, 2003. 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.
Notes
GM RECALL NO. 03001. 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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