ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH SECOND-ROW BUCKET SEATS OR CAPTAIN'S CHAIRS AND A POWER SLIDING DOOR ON THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VEHICLE, A PASSENGER USING THE INTERIOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE POWER SLIDING DOOR COULD BE INJURED.
IF A PASSENGER USES THE INTERIOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE POWER SLIDING DOOR AND HOLDS ONTO THE HANDLE WHILE IT IS BEING OPENED BY THE MOTOR, THE PASSENGER'S ARM MAY BE PUSHED INTO THE SEAT BACK OR ARMREST AND A WRIST OR LOWER ARM INJURY MAY RESULT.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER SLIDING DOOR INTERIOR HANDLE ON THE PASSENGER-SIDE. IF THE VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH A POWER OR MANUAL SLIDING DOOR ON THE DRIVER-SIDE, THE INTERIOR HANDLE WILL ALSO BE REPLACED FOR APPEARANCE REASONS. NOTE: BEFORE THE VEHICLE IS SERVICED, GM ADVISES OWNERS TO NOT USE THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE DOOR. THE DRIVER CAN OPEN AND CLOSE THE DOOR FROM SWITCHES AT THE DRIVER'S POSITION OR BY USING THE REMOTE KEY FOB. THE DRIVER SHOULD TELL PASSENGERS TO USE THE SWITCH LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE DOOR TO OPEN OR CLOSE IT. THE DRIVER SHOULD USE THE OVERRIDE SWITCH TO PREVENT OPERATION OF THE POWER DOOR BY CHILDREN OR BY OTHERS WHO ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH ITS USE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MARCH 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438; PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668; OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-630-6537.
GM RECALL NO. 04110. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Side Rear Passenger
Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.
Tire, spare, compact, includes underbody carrier and hoist
Wheels, 15" (38.1 cm) steel, includes bolt-on, composite wheel covers
Steering, power, rack-and-pinion
Brakes, front disc/rear drum
Bumpers/fascia, front and rear, body-color
Moldings, bodyside, Black
Grille, Chrome, includes Gray insert
Headlamps, halogen, composite, includes automatic exterior lamp control
Mirrors, outside rearview, power, Black, folding
Glass, Solar-Ray light tinted
Wipers, intermittent, front
Seats, plus, 7-passenger, 2nd row 60/40 split-folding bench includes single integral child seat, 3rd row 50/50 split-folding bench (Front seat armrests are not included.)
Steering column, Tilt-Wheel
Steering wheel, urethane
Windows, power, front, includes driver express-down
Windows, manual, rear quarter vent
Door locks, power programmable, includes lockout protection and delayed locking
Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
Air conditioning, front manual
Sound system, ETR AM/FM stereo, includes seek-and-scan, digital clock and premium front and rear coaxial speakers
Cupholders, dual front, 2nd and 3rd rows
Power outlet, auxiliary, front, 12-volt
Console, overhead, short
Visors, vanity mirrors, driver and front passenger
Assist handle, front passenger
Lighting, interior, roof rail, courtesy
City 19/hwy 26 (3.4L engine/4-speed auto trans)
Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right front passenger (Always use safety belts and proper child restraints, even with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the Owners Manual for more safety information.)
*Estimated payments are for informational purposes only and don't account for acquisition fees, destination charges, tax, title, and other fees and incentives or represent a financing offer or guarantee of credit from the seller.