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In the event of a crash, the console cover could open and the cover or items stored under it could injure an occupant.

Structure — Body

Summary
Vehicle description: Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impacts." These vehicles have a console cover/armrest lid latch that could release at less than the 10G vertical load requirement of the standard.
Actions
Dealers will replace the console latch mechanism and install a striker plate. Owner notification began July 16, 2001. 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 GMC at 1-800-462-8782.
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Date Announced
MAY 16, 2001
Vehicles Affected
8,197
GMC Recall #
01042
NHTSA Campaign #
01V158000
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