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Chevrolet Blazer Recalls

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Recall Date Problem Area Recall Text
04/15/02 Vehicle description: 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.

Dealers will replace the hazard switch carrier. owner notification will be conducted in two phases. the first phase began april 15, 2002, with mailings to owners of 2000 and early 2001 vehicles. the second mailing phase will be to remaining 2001 and 2002 vehicles. 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 at 1-800-222-1020, gmc at 1-800-462-8782, or oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537.

Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
06/17/08 Electrical and Air Conditioning General motors is recalling 5,862 my 2000-2002 chevrolet blazer, my 2000-2001 gmc jimmy, and my 2000 oldsmobile bravada 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.

Dealers will replace the hazard switch carrier. the recall began on june 17, 2008. owners may contact chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, gmc at 1-866-996-9463, or oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537, or through their website at http://www.gmownercenter.com . note: this campaign is an expansion of a previous recall (please see 01v364).

Gm recall no. 01073.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 http://www.safercar.gov .
04/15/02 Electrical and Air Conditioning Vehicle description: 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.

Dealers will replace the hazard switch carrier. owner notification will be conducted in two phases. the first phase began april 15, 2002, with mailings to owners of 2000 and early 2001 vehicles. the second mailing phase will be to remaining 2001 and 2002 vehicles. 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 at 1-800-222-1020, gmc at 1-800-462-8782, or oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537.

Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
06/04/04 Other Certain pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 208, "occupant crash protection."

Some of these vehicles include incorrect statements on one of the air bag warning labels.

Owners will be provided with correct labels and installation instructions. owner notification began on june 4, 2004. owners should contact chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or gmc at 1-866-996-9463.

Gm recall no. 04021.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
08/24/00 Other Vehicle description: passenger vehicles, light duty trucks, sport utility vehicles, and mini vans equipped with trw seat belt buckle assemblies. the buckle base of these seat belt assemblies were not properly heat treated and therefore do not pass the load bearing requirement of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 209, "seat belt assemblies."

In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained.

Dealers will inspect the vehicle's safety belt buckle assembly date codes and, if necessary, will replace any safety belt buckle assembly.

Owner notification began august 24, 2000. 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 buick at 1-800-521-7300; chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020; gmc at 1-800-462-8782; oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537; pontiac at 1-800-762-2737; or saturn at 1-800-553-6000. 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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Chevrolet Blazer Recalls

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.