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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,300 miles

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 152007


  • miles


The auto-dimming heated mirror on my 2001 Chevy Suburban suddenly cracked after bumping into the side of my garage door. The mirror immediately started dripping a green substance on the driveway. I started to clean up this substance with my bare hands which caused a burning sensation. I then noticed that the green liquid was discoloring/melting the paint on the side of my vehicle and eating the concrete in my driveway. I sprayed the areas down with water and found the paint on my vehicle damaged. My skin became very red and irritated after contacting this material. I can not believe that GM could knowingly sell a product to the public with no warning of any kind. The black plastic housing of the outside of the mirror also has melted due to contact with the material. I want to know what this material is and what health problems I can expect to have due to my direct contact. I want to have access to an msds report for unknown material. This is a very caustic chemical.

- Bismarck, ND, USA

problem #1

Oct 092006

Suburban 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,600 miles
: the contact stated the driver's side rearview mirror was reflecting double images causing confusion while driving at night. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who determined the mirror delaminated and needed to be replaced.

- Lake Butler, FL, USA

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