Manufacturer : GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V228003 Recall Date : AUG 17, 2000

Component: SEAT BELTS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 156305

Blazer Seat Belt Recall Summary

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, “SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.”

Consequence of Defective Blazer Seat Belt

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH or ROLLOVER ACCIDENT, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Remedy for Defective / Recalled Seat Belts on GMC BLAZER

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE’S SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY DATE CODES AND, IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE ANY SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY.

GMC / Chevrolet Blazer Owners Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 24, 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 BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300; CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020; GMC AT 1-800-462-8782; OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537; PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737; OR SATURN AT 1-800-553-6000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

Chevy Blazer Seat Belt Defect – TRW / GMC Seat Belt Injury / Death Lawsuit

If you or a member of your family has been seriously injured or a loved one killed as a result of a defective GMC or TRW Seat Belt Buckle Assembly, then call our offices immediately to discuss what can be done to protect your legal rights. Talk to a Trial Lawyer / Attorney about your potential product liability lawsuit. Call Toll Free 1-800-883-9858. Nationwide Assistance is Available.

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