CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO 2001: AIR BAGS

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MONTE CARLO Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-07-01 - 2000-07-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V244000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-10-26 Date Received by ODI: 2000-08-29 Date Added to Database: 2000-08-25
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 00073
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 580
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AIR BAG SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULES "SDM" COULD EXPERIENCE A MEMORY ERROR RESULTING IN THE AIR BAGS NOT DEPLOYING IN A CRASH SITUATION.
Consequence:
      IN A CRASH, A FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT MAY RECEIVE MORE SERIOUS INJURIES.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.