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Recall of GMC vehicles (01V158000)

Date Owner notified by MFR Jul 16, 2001
Date: Received Date: May. 16, 2001;   Recorded Date: May. 22, 2001;  
Campaign Id: 01V158000
Recalled Vehicles: 2002 GMC Envoy
Component: Structure:body.     Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Affected Vehicles: 8,197
Recall Summary: Vehicle description: certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with requirements of fmvss no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impacts. " these vehicles have a console cover/armrest lid latch that could release at less than the 10g vertical load requirement of the standard.
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the console cover could open and the cover or items stored under it could injure an occupant.
How to Fix: Dealers will replace the console latch mechanism and install a striker plate. Owner notification began July 16, 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.
Recall Notes: 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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