2001 GMC YUKON DENALI

Report Date:
March 21, 2006
Campaign Number:
06E025000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary:
CERTAIN POLI-AUTO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES, P/NOS. 11-728, 11-728D, 11-710, 11-419, 11-713, 11-703, 11-704, 11-708P, 11-735, 11-725, 11-726, 11-716 (P&C), 11-721-1, 11-733, 11-729, 11-730, AND 11-732, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Consequence Summary:
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Summary:
POLI-AUTO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE HEADLAMPS AT ITS ORIGINAL PURCHASE PRICE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT POLI-AUTO AT 305-477-1356.

2001 GMC YUKON DENALI

Report Date:
March 17, 2001
Campaign Number:
01V107000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A MISROUTED POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE ASSEMBLY THAT COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE STEERING SHAFT UNIVERSAL JOINT.

Consequence Summary:
OVER TIME THIS CONTACT COULD CAUSE A WEAR-THROUGH OF THE CABLE ASSEMBLY CONVOLUTED CONDUIT AND CABLE INSULATION EXPOSING THE WIRE CORE AND RESULTING IN INTERMITTENT ELECTRICAL SHORTING. THIS COULD RESULT IN ERRATIC MOVEMENT OF THE VOLTAGE GAGE, TOTAL BATTERY DISCHARGE IN A FEW HOURS, OR THE CABLE INSULATION AND CONDUCT COULD IGNITE IF ENOUGH CURRENT IS DISCHARGED AT THE POINT OF CONTACT, RESULTING IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE FOR PROPER ROUTING AND RE-ROUTE THE CABLE IN NECESSARY. THE CABLE WILL ALSO BE INSPECTED FOR WEAR OF THE CONDUIT AND CABLE INSULATION, AND WILL BE REPLACED IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 23, 2001. 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 GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.