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  Recall of GMC Diamond Edition and GMC Envoy (00V375000)

Recall of GMC vehicles (00V375000)

Date Owner notified by MFR May 9, 2001
Date: Received Date: Nov. 13, 2000;   Recorded Date: Nov. 16, 2000;  
Campaign Id: 00V375000
Recalled Vehicles: 2000 GMC Diamond Edition,    2001 GMC Diamond Edition,    1998 GMC Envoy,    1999 GMC Envoy,    2000 GMC Envoy,    2001 GMC Envoy
Component: Structure:body.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Affected Vehicles: 13,893
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impacts. " these vehicles have a console cover/armrest cam latch that could release at less than the required load of the standard.
Consequence: During a crash, the console cover could open and the cover or items stored under it could injury an occupant.
How to Fix: Dealers will replace the console latch mechanism.
Recall Notes: Owner notification began may 9, 2001. 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 GMC at 1-800-462-8782. 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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