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NHTSA Campaign Id 04V527000; Date: Nov. 1, 2004

An inoperative brake lamp will not convey the driver's intention of stopping to drivers in following vehicles, and an inoperative rear turn signal lamp will not convey the driver's intention to turn to drivers in following vehicles. Both of these failures can increase the risk of a crash.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2004 Buick Rainier 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ext 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ext 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer Ext 2002 GMC Envoy Xl 2003 GMC Envoy Xl 2004 GMC Envoy Xl 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 2003 Oldsmobile Bravada 2004 Oldsmobile Bravada

Component: Exterior Lighting:brake Lights

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 871,473

icon3 Recall Summary:

On certain sport utility vehicles, vibration and heat may cause the tail lamp/stop lamp bulb to loosen in its socket. If this occurs, the bulb may flicker and eventually become inoperative.

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers will inspect the tail lamp/stop lamp assemblies, and if necessary, replace them. The recall began on November 22, 2004. Owners should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537, Buick at 1-866-608-8080, or GMC at 1-866-996-9463.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm recall no. 04087. 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: Nov 22, 2004

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