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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1990 Chevrolet Blazer

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1990 Chevrolet Blazer, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRES

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA94029

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 29, 1994
    • Date Closed: July 31, 1996
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling

    Summary: An alleged malfunction in the atlernator resulting in engine compartmet fires.

  2. INVESTIGATION: HEADLIGHT SWITCH FAILURE

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE91057

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: March 06, 1991
    • Date Closed: July 12, 1991
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Exterior Lighting

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE FAILURE

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA91028

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: June 10, 1991
    • Date Closed: June 30, 1992
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: ===

  4. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE FAILURE

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE91052

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: February 22, 1991
    • Date Closed: June 10, 1991
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: HIGH IDLE FLARE

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA92015

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: May 22, 1992
    • Date Closed: May 28, 1993
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  6. INVESTIGATION: HIGH IDLE FLARE

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE92001

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: January 07, 1992
    • Date Closed: May 22, 1992
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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