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  NHTSA Recall 05V198000

NHTSA Campaign Id 05V198000; Date: May. 5, 2005

The driver may not be able to clearly signal their intentions to turn, change travel lanes, or potentially warn others of an impaired vehicle operating condition increasing the risk of a crash.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2004 Buick Rainier 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2003 GMC Envoy 2004 GMC Envoy 2003 Isuzu Ascender 2004 Isuzu Ascender 2003 Oldsmobile Bravada 2004 Oldsmobile Bravada

Component: Exterior Lighting:turn Signal

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 286,478

icon3 Recall Summary:

On certain trucks and sport utility vehicles, the driver wishing to signal a turn by moving the directional signal lever, (up or down) may cause the front marker/turn lights and rear turn lights to flash in a manner similar to hazard warning, rather than flashing on the desired side only.

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers will replace the suspect flasher modules with a new flasher module designed with sealed relays and more durable contact material inside of the relays free of charge. The recall began on August 4, 2005. Isuzu began mailing owner letters on August 4, 2005. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463, isuzu at 1-800-255-6727, Buick at 1-866-608-8080, and Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm recall no. 05044. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Aug 4, 2005

Also see:

All recalls of Buick vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.