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  NHTSA Recall 12V406000

NHTSA Campaign Id 12V406000; Date: Aug. 16, 2012

A short in the circuit board could lead to a fire, increasing the risk of personal injury. A fire could occur even while the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been made.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2006 Buick Rainier 2007 Buick Rainier 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer 2006 GMC Envoy 2007 GMC Envoy 2006 Isuzu Ascender 2007 Isuzu Ascender 2006 SAAB 9-7x 2007 SAAB 9-7x

Component: Electrical System

Manufactured by: General Motors Llc

Affected Units:: 278,174

icon3 Recall Summary:

General motors (gm) is recalling certain model year 2006 Chevrolet trailblazer ext and GMC envoy xl and 2006-2007 Chevrolet trailblazer, GMC envoy, Buick rainier, SAAB 9-7x, and isuzu ascender vehicles, originally sold or currently registered in connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin, and the district of columbia. Fluid may enter the driver's door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board. A short may cause the power door lock and power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative. The short may also cause overheating, which could melt components of the door module, producing odor, smoke, or a fire.

icon2 How to Fix:

Parts for this recall are expected to available in March 2013. Gm will notify Buick, Chevrolet, and GMC owners when parts are available. Buick owners may contact the owner center at 1-800-521-7300, Chevrolet owners at 1-866-694-6546, and GMC owners at 1-866-996-9463. Isuzu owners will be notified by isuzu motors when parts are available. Owners may contact isuzu customer service at 1-800-255-6727. SAAB owners will be notified by SAAB cars north America when parts are available and for inquiries, owners may call SAAB customer service at 1-855-880-0808.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm's campaign number is 12180. Owners 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

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Feb 26, 2013

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