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Recall 04V320000

Transmission Shift Cable Assembly May Separate

Recall Details

The cable for the transmission shift lever may separate, meaning the transmission shift lever position and the transmission indicator may no longer correlate. If this were to occur, the vehicle may not move in the expected direction. Dealers will inspect the transmission shift cable assembly and replace it if needed. The recall began August 19, 2004. The GM recall number is 04061.

Our Quick Take

The transmission shift lever position and the transmission indicator may no longer correlate. If this were to occur, the vehicle may not move in the expected direction.

What Should You Do?

This should be considered a high priority recall. The transmission shift cable may separate. Please contact your Chevrolet 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.

Drive Train, August 19, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 19, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,792
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V320000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
Summary
CERTAIN VANS WERE BUILT WITH A TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE ASSEMBLY THAT MAY SEPARATE. IF THE CABLE ASSEMBLY SEPARATES, THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER POSITION AND THE TRANSMISSION INDICATOR MAY NO LONGER CORRELATE.
Consequence
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR, THE VEHICLE COULD MOVE IN A DIRECTION NOT ANTICIPATED BY THE DRIVER, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE ASSEMBLY, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 19, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
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GM RECALL NO. 04061.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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