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2000 AM General Hummer Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

2000 AM General Hummer (10/24/2007)

Campaign Number: 07E088000
Component Name: EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer: AM GENERAL LLC
Description: CERTAIN HONEYWELL FRAM RACING BRAND HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 25, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 14, 2007, AND SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLES LIST ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FILTERS ARE MARKED WITH A DATE CODE A61451 THROUGH A72571 SEQUENTIALLY. THE DATE CODE AND PART NUMBER APPEAR ON THE FILTER HOUSING. FRAM RACING HP4 AND HP8 OIL FILTERS NOT BEARING A DATE CODE IN THIS RANGE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL. THE GASKET OF THE OIL FILTER BECOMES MORE PLIABLE UNDER HIGH TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES.
Defect: THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE INADEQUATE SEALING AND LOSS OF ENGINE OIL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
Corrective Action: HONEYWELL WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED OIL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-890-2075.

2000 AM General Hummer (10/31/2001)

Campaign Number: 01V336000
Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AM GENERAL LLC
Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH PLASTIC CANCELLATION PIN CAN WEAR PREMATURELY CAUSING THE SIGNALS TO FAIL TO CANCEL AFTER COMPLETING A TURN.
Defect: THIS COULD SEND AN INCORRECT LAMP SIGNAL TO OTHER VEHICLES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TURN SIGNAL SWITCH WITH A NEW SWITCH HAVING A METAL CANCELLATION PIN. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 16, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AM GENERAL AT 1-800-638-8303.

2000 AM General Hummer (1/11/2000)

Campaign Number: 00V005000
Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: AM GENERAL LLC
Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: A POTENTIAL CHAFING CONDITION OCCURS BETWEEN THE FLEXIBLE BRAKE LINES WHICH CONNECT THE MASTER CYLINDER TO THE ABS MODULATOR. THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO ONE OR BOTH OF THE BRAKE LINES DEVELOPING A BRAKE FLUID LEAK.
Defect: A BRAKE FLUID LEAK CAB CAUSE A REDUCTION IN BRAKE LINE PRESSURE AND RESULTING IN LONGER-THAN-NORMAL STOPPING DISTANCES.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MASTER CYLINDER TO ABS MODULATOR LINES.