Chevy Trailblazer door fire investigation upgraded, over 341,000 vehicles now included

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that they have upgraded their preliminary investigation of the 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer to an engineering analysis while also adding the GMC, Buick, Saab and Isuzu, a move which could lead to a recall of 341,786 vehicles in the US.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened the preliminary investigation into the 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer sport utility vehicle in February 2012 after receiving 12 complaints that the driver’s side door inners were smoldering. These 12 complaints reported damage to the inner door panel of the driver’s door along with some fire damage to the driver’s seat but luckily, no injuries or deaths were reported as a result of this potential problem. This initial investigation included around 309,000 Chevrolet Trailblazer SUVs from 2006 and 2007. Click here for a closer look at the initial investigation.

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