Recall: 1999-2002 Silverado (1500): EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]37307,37308,37309,37310[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
Model: SILVERADO 1500
Model Year: 1998-2004[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: GUIDE CORPORATION
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

Number of units affected: 17,268
Date owner notified by MFG: 8/31/2006[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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Recall Initiator: OVSC
MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Defect Summary: CERTAIN GUIDE REPLACEMENT HEADLAMPS, P/NOS. 16526133 AND 16526134, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 1 TO JULY 11, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON MY 1999-2002 CHEVROLET SILVERADO PICKUP TRUCKS. THE HEADLAMP FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE PHOTOMETRY REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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Consequence Summary: TOO MUCH LIGHT IN CERTAIN POINTS OF THE HEADLAMP COULD CREATE A DISTRACTION, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] GUIDE CORPORATION WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GUIDE AT 248-874-0355.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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Recall Notes: THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET GUIDE HEADLAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON CHEVROLET SILVERADO VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY GENERAL MOTORS.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT]
 

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