GMC W SERIES 2001: EQUIPMENT

Make : GMC Model : W SERIES Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-02-01 - 2009-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V259000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-08-30 Date Received by ODI: 2013-06-19 Date Added to Database: 2013-06-26
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1774
Summary:
      Isuzu Manufacturing Services of America, Inc. "Isuzu" is recalling certain model year 2001-2013 Isuzu N-Series; model year 2001-2010 Chevrolet and GMC W-Series; model year 2001-2004 Isuzu FRR and model year 2001-2004 Chevrolet and GMC WT5500 trucks. The affected vehicles are equipped with an optional oil pan heater "RPO code IG3". Debris may collect at the contact point of the heater plug and the extension cord. This may cause overheating of the extension cord.
Consequence:
      Overheating of the extension cord could melt the oil pan heater plug and/or block heater plug, resulting in an increased risk of fire.
Remedy:
      Isuzu will notify owners and dealers will inspect the trucks. The extension cord and damaged components will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on August 30, 2013. Owners may contact Isuzu at 1-866-441-9638.
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.