NHTSA Campaign Id 03V075000; Date: Mar. 6, 2003
These overrides are not permitted unless the vehicle has a locking steering column.
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer; 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer; 2002 GMC Envoy; 2003 GMC Envoy; 2003 Hummer H2; 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada; 2003 Oldsmobile Bravada
Component: Power Train:automatic Transmission
Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Affected Units:: 511,167
Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 114, "theft protection. " these vehicles are equipped with a mechanical override that could allow the ignition key to be removed with the shift lever in a position other than park. In addition, these vehicles have an override that can allow the transmission to be shifted out of park with the ignition in the off position.
Dealers will eliminate these conditions by disabling the overrides. Owner notification began on may 29, 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 Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, GMC at 1-800-462-8782, Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537, or hummer at 1-866-486-6376.
Gm recall no. 03012. 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: May 29, 2003Also see: