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  NHTSA Recall 03V051000

NHTSA Campaign Id 03V051000; Date: Feb. 14, 2003

This could result in reduced capability of the air bag to protect the driver. Also if the air bag inflator ruptured, pieces of the inflator could strike and injure the vehicle occupants.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2003 Buick Rendezvous 2003 Cadillac Deville 2003 Chevrolet Impala 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2003 Chevrolet Venture 2003 GMC Envoy 2003 Pontiac Montana

Component: Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 130

icon3 Recall Summary:

On certain Mini vans, passenger and sport utility vehicles, some of these vehicles have a driver's side air bag that may not deploy as designed. In addition, the air bag inflator could rupture.

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, install a new driver's air bag. Owner notification began on March 11, 2003. 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 Buick at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, GMC at 1-800-462-8782, or pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm recall no. 03008. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Mar 11, 2003

Also see:

All recalls of Buick vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.