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GMC Yukon XL 2500 Recall 02V178000

GM Recalls 2000 1500-2500 Series Trucks and SUVs Due to Air Bag Diagnostic Module Flaw

Recall Details

The air bag diagnostic module may contain a flaw that will prevent deployment of the air bags during a collision. This may result in severe injuries sustained by occupants during a collision. Dealers will recalibrate this module to correct the flaw.

Body, Interior & Misc., August 28, 2002

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 28, 2002
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
525,254
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
02V178000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Summary
ON CERTAIN PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS, SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN AIR BAG SENSING DIAGNOSTIC MODULE (SDM) WHICH CONTAINS AN ANOMALY THAT COULD RESULT IN THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER'S AIR BAG FAILING TO DEPLOY DURING CERTAIN FRONTAL CRASHES.
Consequence
IN A VEHICLE CRASH, FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS MAY RECEIVE MORE SEVERE INJURIES.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE SDM ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 28, 2002. 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
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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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