CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2013: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Make : CHEVROLET Model : EXPRESS Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-08-01 - 2013-04-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V147000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-05-10 Date Received by ODI: 2013-04-17 Date Added to Database: 2013-04-17
Manufacturers Involved: Explorer Van Company, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2013-1
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 885
Summary:
      Explorer Van Company, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer and Explorer Limited SE vehicles built on GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express chassis, manufactured August 1, 2012, through April 9, 2013. The wiring harness that powers the seat adjuster and the seat heating circuit may not be properly secured. As a result, the harness may become lodged in the seat riser mechanism.
Consequence:
      If the wires become lodged in the seat riser mechanism, they may become severed and potentially short circuit. A short circuit may result in a fire.
Remedy:
      Explorer Van Company will notify owners, and dealers will secure the seat wiring harness. Any damaged seat wiring harnesses will be replaced. These services will be completed free of charge. The recall began on May 10, 2013. Customers may contact Explorer Van Company at 1-800-926-7878. Explorer's number for this campaign is 2013-1.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.