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Recall List for the 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Chevrolet service shop immediately!

  1. 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #06V417000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 794

    Summary: Certain vehicles originally built with cloth seats that were equipped with an automatic air bag passenger sensing system and later reupholstered with aftermarket leather seat cover kits are involved. Testing has indicated that the aftermarket leather seat covers can cause the passenger sensing system to malfunction.

    Consequence: If the passenger sensing system malfunctions, the front air bag on the passenger side may be disabled when it should be enabled, or enabled when it should be disabled. In either case, in the event of a crash that requires air bag deployment, a front passenger's level of injury may be increased.

    Actions: Because a replacement leather seat cover that is compatible with the passenger sensing system is not available, General Motors (GM) will repurchase these vehicles in accordance with the terms stated in GM's letter to owners. The recall began on November 6, 2006. Owners should contact GM at 1-877-477-1022 to begin the process of repurchasing their vehicle. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V417000 »

  2. 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD NHTSA Campaign #05V035000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 03, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 17,815

    Summary: Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 212, 'windshield mounting.' The windshield urethane bead may not have adhered to the body in certain areas during the cure process.

    Consequence: If a crash occurs, the windshield may not be retained, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the windshield free of charge. The recall began on March 10, 2005. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, or GMC at 1-866-996-9463. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V035000 »

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