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2001 Bravada Base Sport Utility EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH Recall

On December 03, 2001, the NHTSA and Oldsmobile announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH. Learn more about this problem below.
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2001 Bravada Base Sport Utility EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH Recall

Recall ID # 01V364000 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Recall Date
DEC 03, 2001

Model Affected
2001 OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA

Recall Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE MULTIFUNCTION SWITCH COULD DEVELOP AN OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITION THAT RESULTS IN THE STOP LAMPS AND THE REAR HAZARD LAMPS BECOMING INOPERATIVE. THE CENTER HIGH MOUNTED STOP LAMP AND TURN SIGNAL FUNCTIONS ARE NOT AFFECTED.

Defect Consenquence
THE LOSS OF STOP LAMPS AND REAR HAZARD LAMPS COULD FAIL TO WARN A FOLLOWING DRIVER THAT THE VEHICLE IS BRAKING AND/OR IS STOPPED AND COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HAZARD SWITCH CARRIER. OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN TWO PHASES. THE FIRST PHASE BEGAN APRIL 15, 2002, WITH MAILINGS TO OWNERS OF 2000 AND EARLY 2001 VEHICLES. THE SECOND MAILING PHASE WILL BE TO REMAINING 2001 AND 2002 VEHICLES. 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.

Units Affected
506377

Notes
GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 01073
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