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  NHTSA Recall 03V327000

NHTSA Campaign Id 03V327000; Date: Aug. 28, 2003

When the turn signals are inoperative, the driver cannot use them to signal intent to turn that could result in a crash.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2000 Chevrolet Malibu 2001 Chevrolet Malibu 2000 Oldsmobile Alero 2001 Oldsmobile Alero 2000 Pontiac Grand Am 2001 Pontiac Grand Am

Component: Exterior Lighting:hazard Flashing Warning Lights:switch

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 670,740

icon3 Recall Summary:

Certain passenger vehicles have hazard warning switches that may experience solder joint cracking caused by rapid temperature transitions and the soldering process. If solder joint cracking occurs and results in an open circuit, the turn signals/hazard lamps become intermittent or inoperative.

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers will replace the hazard warning switch. Owner notification began on February 5, 2004. Owners should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, pontiac at 1-800-620-7668, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm recall no. 03043. 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: Feb 5, 2004

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