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Recall: 2000 Silverado/Sierra (2500): AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]20112,20116[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
    Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 2500
    Model Year: 2000[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]2029[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    [FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Begin Date of MFG: 2/1/1999[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]End Date of MFG:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 2/28/2000
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 525,254
    Date owner notified by MFG: 8/28/2002[/FONT]

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    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS, SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN AIR BAG SENSING DIAGNOSTIC MODULE (SDM) WHICH CONTAINS AN ANOMALY THAT COULD RESULT IN THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER'S AIR BAG FAILING TO DEPLOY DURING CERTAIN FRONTAL CRASHES.[/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] IN A VEHICLE CRASH, FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS MAY RECEIVE MORE SEVERE INJURIES.[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE SDM ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 28, 2002. 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 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]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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