1996 ISUZU HOMBRE

Report Date:
June 02, 2003
Campaign Number:
03V210000
Component:
VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR DURING BAD WEATHER, DRIVER VISIBILITY WOULD BE REDUCED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BOARD AND COVER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 2003. 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 ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.

1996 ISUZU HOMBRE

Report Date:
July 01, 1998
Campaign Number:
98V150002
Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.

Consequence Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN INOPERATIVE WIPERS, REDUCING A DRIVER'S VISIBILITY, AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BOARD AND COVER.

1996 ISUZU HOMBRE

Report Date:
January 29, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V008002
Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Summary:
THE TOP COAT PAINT SEVERELY PEELS DUE TO OVERBAKING OF THE POWDER PRIMER PRIOR TO THE TOP COAT APPLICATION. SINCE THE WINDSHIELD PRIMER AND ADHESIVE ADHERE TO THE TOP COAT PAINT ONTHE WINDSHIELD OPENING FLANGE, THE WINDSHIELD DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, "WINDSHIELD MOUNTING."

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE WINDSHIELD MAY NOT STAY IN PLACE AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 212.

Corrective Summary:
ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPURCHASED. THIS CAMPAIGN IS 100%.

1996 ISUZU HOMBRE

Report Date:
April 03, 1996
Campaign Number:
96V059001
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary:
A BRAZILIAN DOMESTIC HEADLAMP WAS INADVERTENTLY INSTALLED ON THESE VEHICLES INSTEAD OF THE REQUIRED U.S. DOMESTIC ASSEMBLY. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Consequence Summary:
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: REDUCED LIGHTING FROM THESE HEAD LAMPS CAN CAUSE A VISIBILITY PROBLEM INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH THE LEFT AND RIGHT HEAD LAMP ASSEMBLIES FOR PRESENCE OF THE AIMING PADS. IF THE HEAD LAMP ASSEMBLY DOES NOTE HAVE THESE AIMING PADS, IT WILL BE REPLACED WITH THE CORRECT HEAD LAMP ASSEMBLY.