CHEVROLET C20 1994: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Make : CHEVROLET Model : C20 Year : 1994
Build Dates : 1994-08-01 - 1994-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 94V212000
Date Owner's Notified: 1994-10-28 Date Received by ODI: 1994-10-26 Date Added to Database: 1994-11-02
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 29
Summary:
      THE WINDSHIELDS WERE INSTALLED WITH INCORRECT WINDSHIELD OPENING PINCH-WELD-FLANGE PRIMER. THIS PRIMER WILL NOT PROPERLY ETCH THE PAINTED SURFACE OF THE FLANGE, ALLOWING THE WINDSHIELD TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE DURING A COLLISION. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 212, "WINDSHIELD MOUNTING."
Consequence:
      CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: THE SEPARATION OF THE WINDSHIELD FROM THE VEHICLE DURING COLLISION INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY FOR ALL PERSONS INVOLVED.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE WINDSHIELD AND REINSTALL IT USING THE CORRECT PRIMER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 212
Notes:
      SYSTEM: VISUAL SYSTEMS; GLASS; WINDSHIELD.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020; OR GMC AT 1-810-456-4547. ALSO, CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.