GMC SANANA 2010: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

Make : GMC Model : SANANA Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-07-27 - 2009-08-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V096000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-03-12 Date Received by ODI: 2010-03-12 Date Added to Database: 2010-03-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10012
Component: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9137
Summary:
      GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 CHEVROLET EXPRESS AND GMC SAVANA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 103, "WINDSHIELD WIPING AND WASHING SYSTEMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH HEATING, VENTILATION, AND AIR CONDITIONING "HVAC" CONTROL KNOBS THAT MAY FRACTURE AND SPIN ON THE CONTROL SHAFT. THE DRIVER MAY NO LONGER BE ABLE TO CONTROL THE HEATING, COOLING, AND VENTILATION FOR THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
      IF THIS CONDITION AFFECTS THE DEFROST SYSTEM WHEN IT IS REQUIRED, IT MAY DECREASE THE DRIVER'S VISIBILITY, AND COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL HVAC CONTROL KNOBS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 11, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463 OR AT THE OWNER CENTER AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 103
Notes:
      GM RECALL NO. 10012.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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .