GMC Jimmy , Olds Bravada, Chevy Blazer- RecalledGeneral Motors Corporation
Models: GMC Jimmy Years: 2000-2001
Oldsmobile Bravada Years: 2000-2001
Chevrolet Blazer Years: 2000-2002
Number Involved: 506,377
Dates of Manufacture: September 1999 - August 2001
Defect: On certain 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. 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: GM has not yet provided a remedy or owner notification schedule for this recall. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact GMC at 1-800-462-8782, Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537, or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020.
• (NHTSA Recall No. 01V364/GM Recall No. 01073)