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GM Recalls GMC and Chevrolet, Isuzu Pickups


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Make/Models/Build Years:

CHEVROLET / COLORADO  2004-2006
GMC / CANYON             2004-2006
ISUZU / I-280                 2006
ISUZU / I-350                 2006

								
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP
NHTSA CAMPAIGN Number : 06V139000          
Mfg's Report Date : APR 26, 2006
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH  
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 404733

Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS MAY EXPERIENCE THE PERMANENT
LOSS OF BRAKE LAMP FUNCTION OR BRAKE LAMPS THAT ARE 
ILLUMINATED AT ALL TIMES. THE CENTER HIGH-MOUNTED STOP 
LAMP (CHMSL) IS AFFECTED IN BOTH INSTANCES.

ALSO, IF EQUIPPED, THE CRUISE CONTROL WILL BECOME INOPERATIVE. ANY TRAILER BRAKE LAMPS WHICH ARE CONNECTED TO THE VEHICLE'S BRAKE LAMP WIRING WILL MIMIC THE VEHICLE'S BRAKE LAMPS WHEN EITHER CONDITION OCCURS

Consequence: A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE BRAKES HAVE BEEN APPLIED, AND A REAR-END CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH ASSEMBLY. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438; GMC AT 1-866-996-9463 OR ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727 Notes: GM RECALL NO. 06030. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), \ OR GO TO WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.