1997 GEO PRIZM Recall - Recall ID 18275

1997 GEO PRIZM Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V043002 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: GEO 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: PRIZM 
Model Year: 1997 
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Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates: 08-16-96 through 11-19-96 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 17,094 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-30-97 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 03-20-97 
Record Creation Date: 03-25-97 
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Defect Summary: IF THE AIR BAG COMPUTER IN A SUBJECT VEHICLE EXPERIENCES A MECHANICAL SHOCK (I.E., RAPIDLY MOVING THE FRONT SEAT BACK AGAINST THE STOPS OR A SUDDEN RELEASE OF THE PARKING BRAKE) WITHIN A VERY SHORT TIME AFTER THE ENGINE IS STARTED, THE AIR BAG CAN DEPLOY INADVERTENTLY. 
Consequence Summary: UNEXPECTED AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT CAN RESULT IN OCCUPANT INJURY. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE AIR BAG COMPUTER. 
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN LATE MARCH 1997. NOTE: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 GEO AT 1-800-222-1020.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393. 
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1997 GEO PRIZM Recall - Recall ID 18275 for GEO PRIZM AIR BAGS

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