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.
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
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.
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.
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, 2005Also see: