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Recall List for the 1998 Chevrolet Blazer

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Chevrolet Blazer by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chevrolet service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chevrolet customer service.

  1. 1998 Chevrolet Blazer EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #00V220000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 14,279

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." The daytime running lights built with a candela value greater than 3,000 cannot be mounted higher than 864mm above the road surface.

    Consequence: These vehicles do not comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 108.

    Actions: Dealers will install a revised wiring harness that changes the drl's from high beam to low beam drl's, and install new long-life low beam bulbs. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V220000 »

  2. 1998 Chevrolet Blazer SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM NHTSA Campaign #98V053000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 09, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 72

    Summary: Vehicle description: Multi-purpose passenger vehicle equipped with 4-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive. One or both of the attaching nuts for the right-hand lower control arm are under torqued. This can allow the attachment bolt to loosen and subsequent break resulting in separation of the lower control arm from the frame.

    Consequence: This condition can result in a loss of vehicle control.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and retighten the right-hand lower control arm nuts to the proper torque specification. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V053000 »

  3. 1998 Chevrolet Blazer SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #97V218000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 24, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 19,716

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles. A fatigue fracture of the rear axle right-hand brake pipe can occur causing a slow brake fluid leak resulting in a soft brake pedal. If the brake pipe breaks, the driver would experience a sudden drop in the brake pedal, the instrument panel brake light would illuminate, and there would be a loss of rear brake performance.

    Consequence: Partial loss of braking at a time when minimum stopping distance was required could result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace the brake pipe. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V218000 »

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