2001-2013 Isuzu N-Series, 2001-2010 Chevrolet & GMC W-Series; 2001-2004 Isuzu FRR, 2001-2004 Chevrolet & GMC WT5500 Trucks
Report Receipt Date: JUN 19, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V259000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,774
Manufacturer: Isuzu Manufacturing Services of AmericaSUMMARY:
Isuzu Manufacturing Services of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain model year 2001-2013 Isuzu N-Series; model year 2001-2010 Chevrolet and GMC W-Series; model year 2001-2004 Isuzu FRR and model year 2001-2004 Chevrolet and GMC WT5500 trucks. The affected vehicles are equipped with an optional oil pan heater (RPO code IG3). Debris may collect at the contact point of the heater plug and the extension cord. This may cause overheating of the extension cord.
Overheating of the extension cord could melt the oil pan heater plug and/or block heater plug, resulting in an increased risk of fire.