193,652 2006 and 2007 model year General Motors SUVs are being recalled for a short in the driver's side electrical panel module caused by a potential water leak in the driver's side door. The recall affects the Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, and related GMT 360 SUV models Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7x and Isuzu Ascender.
Owners of these vehicles are advised to park their vehicles outdoors until the module can be inspected or replaced by a dealership as part of the recall. An electrical short could potentially cause a fire.
A malfunction of the driver's side door switch panel could occur if fluid leaks into the module, causing intermittent or non-operation of the power door lock and power window switches. An electrical short could cause odor, smoke, or fire.
GM will contact vehicle owners, and the electrical modules will be inspected and a protective coating applied. Defective modules will be replaced. Chevrolet owners can call 866-694-6546, Buick owners can call 800-521-7300, GMC owners 866-996-9463, Isuzu 800-255-6727, and Saab 855-880-0808. Owners can also call NHTSA's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236.
Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected:
193,652 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, EXT, GMC Envoy and XL, and Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7x and Isuzu Ascender SUVs. The recall is an expansion of the previous recall 12V-406.