GMC V3500 1988: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Make : GMC Model : V3500 Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1987-03-01 - 1989-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 91V086000
Date Owner's Notified: 1991-06-21 Date Received by ODI: 1991-06-03 Date Added to Database: 1991-06-12
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 30
Summary:
      THE REAR VIEW MIRRORS ON EACH SIDE OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE THIRTY-NINE SQUARE INCHES OF REFLECTIVE SURFACE, LESS THAN THE FIFTY SQUARE INCHES REQUIRED BY FMVSS 111.
Consequence:
      REDUCED REFLECTIVE AREA ON OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRRORSREDUCES THE DRIVER'S APPARENT AREA OF VISIBILITY IN THE REAR OF THE TRUCK. THISREDUCED AREA OF VISIBILITY INCREASES THE LIKELIHOOD OF VEHICLE COLLISION.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE NON-CONFORMING REAR VIEW MIRRORS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 111
Notes:
      SYSTEM: REAR VIEW MIRRORS; FMVSS 111.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT TRUCKS OVER 10,000 POUNDS GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT.