1999 GEO TRACKER Recall - Recall ID 36079

1999 GEO TRACKER Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 99V273001 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: GEO 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: TRACKER 
Model Year: 1999 
Mfg Campaign Number: 99052 
Mfg Component Desc: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates: 09-01-98 through 06-30-99 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 30,605 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 10-29-99 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 10-20-99 
Record Creation Date: 10-26-99 
Regulation Part Number: 571 
FMVSS Number: 108 
Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INOPERATIVE BRAKE LAMP-ACTUATING SWITCH. IF THE BRAKE LAMP-ACTUATING SWITCH DOES NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED, THE BRAKE LIGHTS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE, A FAILURE IN THE BRAKE LAMP-ACTUATING SWITCH MAY ALSO PREVENT SHIFTING OUT OF PARK. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." 
Consequence Summary: IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION AND ANOTHER VEHICLE WAS FOLLOWING CLOSELY, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH ASSEMBLY. 
Notes: GM RECALL NO. 99052.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 29, 1999.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/GEO AT 1-800-222-1020.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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1999 GEO TRACKER Recall - Recall ID 36079 for GEO TRACKER EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

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