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GMC Sonoma Recall 97V208001

Electrical & Lights, November 14, 1997

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 14, 1997
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
33,973
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V208001
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. AN ENGINE ELECTRICAL WIRING-HARNESS CLIP CAN MELT AND DRIP ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.
Consequence
THE CLIP MATERIAL ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD CAN IGNITE AND SUBSEQUENTLY IGNITE OTHER COMBUSTIBLE COMPONENTS RESULTING IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS ARE CONTACTING OWNERS BY TELEPHONE TO HAVE THEIR VEHICLES TOWED TO THE DEALER AND ALTERNATE TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED TO THEM UNTIL THE DEALER CAN REROUTE THE ELECTRICAL WIRING-HARNESS.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 14, 1997.OWNERS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, AND GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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