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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1999 GMC Yukon

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 1999 GMC Yukon, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE SEPARATION

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA01018

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: December 20, 2001
    • Date Closed: December 09, 2002
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Seat Belts:Front:Anchorage

    Summary: Alleges that the 2nd row passenger-side seat belt release buckle anchor detached from seat frame during a side impact.

  2. INVESTIGATION: SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE SEPARATION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE01023

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 17, 2001
    • Date Closed: December 20, 2001
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Seat Belts:Front:Anchorage

    Summary: Allege that the 2nd row passenger-side seat belt release buckle anchor detached from the seat frame during a side impact.

  3. INVESTIGATION: Brake line corrosion failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE10010

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: March 30, 2010
    • Date Closed: January 05, 2011
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic
    Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Power Assist:Hydraulic:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: UNWANTED LOW-SPEED ABS ACTIVATION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE05020

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Antilock
    Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Antilock:Control Unit/Module

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: ERRATIC POWER STEERING ASSIST WHILE DRIV

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA99011

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: May 12, 1999
    • Date Closed: February 27, 2001
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Steering

    Summary: Alleged that a fault within the steering wheel speed sensor sends false signals to the variable effort steering (ves) control electronics, causing unanticipated steering wheel movement at moderate to high speeds.

  6. INVESTIGATION: THROTTLE STICKING CLOSED

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA02015

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 01, 2002
    • Date Closed: January 12, 2004
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: Alleged that the blade in the throttle body can stick in the closed position or less frequently in a partially open position

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