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Recall: 1994-1997 Silverado/Sierra (2500): VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]80619,80620,80621,80622,80623,80630,80643,80645[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
    Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 2500
    Model Year: 1994-1997[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]3023[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Begin Date of MFG: 4/1/1994[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]End Date of MFG:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 7/31/1997
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 1,755,876
    Date owner notified by MFG: 6/19/2003[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]
    Recall Initiator: ODI
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL. [/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR DURING BAD WEATHER, DRIVER VISIBILITY WOULD BE REDUCED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH. [/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BOARD AND COVER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 19, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, GMC AT 1-800-462-8782, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537. [/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM RECALL NO. 03023.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
     

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