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  Defect Investigation of Windshield Wiper Failure

Investigation of Windshield Wiper Failure

Subject: Windshield wiper failure
Components covered:
  • Windshield wiper/washer motor
Investigations Summary: This investigation was opened on May. 31, 2002. It was closed on Jul. 23, 2003. Note: this investigation has resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
As a result of this, and the precedinginvestigation, rq99-003, gm has expanded the population of safety recall 98v-150 (replacement of the windshield wiper control module) to include an additional 1. 77 million vehicles. Included are various 1994-1997 my m/l vans, s/t trucks and suvs, & c/k trucks and suvs. See attached technical report for details.
Vehicles Affected by this investigation:
  • 1995 Chevrolet Astro
  • 1996 Chevrolet Astro
  • 1997 Chevrolet Astro
  • 1995 Chevrolet Blazer
  • 1996 Chevrolet Blazer
  • 1994 Chevrolet C/k Pickups
  • 1995 Chevrolet C/k Pickups
  • 1996 Chevrolet C/k Pickups
  • 1997 Chevrolet C/k Pickups
  • 1995 Chevrolet Crew Cab
  • 1996 Chevrolet Crew Cab
  • 1995 Chevrolet L Van
  • 1996 Chevrolet L Van
  • 1997 Chevrolet L Van
  • 1995 Chevrolet M Van
  • 1996 Chevrolet M Van
  • 1997 Chevrolet M Van
  • 1996 Chevrolet S Pickup
  • 1997 Chevrolet S Pickup
  • 1996 Chevrolet S Utility
  • 1994 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 1995 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 1996 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 1997 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 1996 Chevrolet T Pickup
  • 1996 Chevrolet T Utility
  • 1996 Chevrolet T-series
  • 1994 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 1997 GMC C/k Pickup
  • 1994 GMC C/k Pickups
  • 1995 GMC C/k Series
  • 1996 GMC C/k Series
  • 1995 GMC Crew Cab
  • 1996 GMC Crew Cab
  • 1995 GMC Jimmy
  • 1996 GMC Jimmy
  • 1995 GMC L Van
  • 1996 GMC L Van
  • 1997 GMC L Van
  • 1995 GMC M Van
  • 1996 GMC M Van
  • 1997 GMC M Van
  • 1996 GMC S Pickup
  • 1997 GMC S Pickup
  • 1996 GMC S Utility
  • 1995 GMC Safari
  • 1996 GMC Safari
  • 1997 GMC Safari
  • 1995 GMC Sierra
  • 1996 GMC Sierra
  • 1994 GMC Suburban
  • 1995 GMC Suburban
  • 1996 GMC Suburban
  • 1997 GMC Suburban
  • 1996 GMC T-series
  • 1994 GMC Yukon
  • 1995 GMC Yukon
  • 1996 GMC Yukon
  • 1996 Isuzu Hombre
  • 1997 Isuzu Hombre
  • 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada

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