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1998 Hummer 4 Passenger Hardtop Utility EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH Recall

On October 31, 2001, the NHTSA and AM General announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH. Learn more about this problem below.
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1998 Hummer 4 Passenger Hardtop Utility EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH Recall

Recall ID # 01V336000 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
Recall Date
OCT 31, 2001

Model Affected
1998 AM GENERAL HUMMER

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH PLASTIC CANCELLATION PIN CAN WEAR PREMATURELY CAUSING THE SIGNALS TO FAIL TO CANCEL AFTER COMPLETING A TURN.

Defect Consenquence
THIS COULD SEND AN INCORRECT LAMP SIGNAL TO OTHER VEHICLES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH WITH A NEW SWITCH HAVING A METAL CANCELLATION PIN. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 16, 2001. 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 AM GENERAL AT 1-800-638-8303.

Units Affected
2839

Notes
AM GENERAL CORPORATION
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