RECALL :2005-2007 GM Built Vehicles
Report Receipt Date:
JUN 13, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ,
Potential Number of Units Affected:
Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)
- CHEVROLETTRAILBLAZER EXT2006
Manufacturer: General Motors
General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006 Chevrolet
Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC
Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascender vehicles. Fluid may
enter the driver's door module, causing corrosion that could result in a
short in the circuit board. A short may cause the power door lock and
power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative.
The short may also cause overheating, which could melt components of the
door module, producing odor, smoke, or a fire.
A short in the circuit board could lead to a fire, increasing the risk of
personal injury. A fire could occur even while the vehicle is not in use.
As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has
Owners will be contacted and dealers will test the driver's door module. If
the module is functioning properly, a protective coating will be applied.
If the module is not functioning properly, it will be replaced. These
repairs will be done free of charge. GM will notify Buick, Chevrolet, and
GMC owners, Isuzu and Saab will contact their respective owners. The
recall is expected to begin July 24, 2013. Buick owners may contact the
owner center at 1-800-521-7300, Chevrolet owners at 1-866-694-6546, GMC
owners at 1-866-996-9463, Isuzu owners at 1-800-255-6727, and SAAB owners
at 1-855-880-0808. GM's campaign number is 12180. This recall is an
expansion of recall 12V-406.
Owners 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.