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  • MrShift@Edmunds 04/23/08 12:40 pm PST

    A single flasher internal to the Hazard switch now replaces both the old style Turn Signal Flasher & the Hazard Flasher.

    This new style integral flasher is not independently serviceable.

    Bulletin No.: 04098A

    Date: January 11, 2006

    SPECIAL POLICY
    Subject:
    04098 - Special Policy Adjustment - Turn Signal/Hazard Warning Flashers

    Models:
    1999-2002 Chevrolet Malibu
    1999-2002 Oldsmobile Alero
    1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass
    1999-2002 Pontiac Grand Am

    Supercede:

    This bulletin is being revised to include 2001-2002 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero, and Pontiac Grand Am vehicles. Due to part availability, it is anticipated that customers will not be notified until late April 2006. In the meantime, should a customer bring in a 2001-2002 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero, or Pontiac Grand Am vehicle because the turn signal/hazard warning flashers are inoperative, repair the vehicle as described in this bulletin and submit the claim using the labor code found in this bulletin.

    Please discard all copies of bulletin 04098 issued December 2004.

    Condition

    Some customers of 1999-2002 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero, Pontiac Grand Am, and 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass may have turn signal/hazard flashers that become inoperative.

    Special Policy Adjustment

    This special policy covers the condition described above for a period of 10 years or 150,000 miles (240,000 km), whichever occurs first, from the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, regardless of ownership. The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer.

    For 1999-2000 vehicles covered by Vehicle Service Contracts, all eligible claims with repair orders on or after December 23, 2004 are covered by this special policy and must be submitted using the labor operation codes provided with this bulletin. Claims with repair orders prior to December 23, 2004 must be submitted to the Service Contract provider.

    For 2001-2002 vehicles covered by Vehicle Service Contracts, all eligible claims with repair orders on or after January 11, 2006 are covered by this special policy and must be submitted using the labor operation codes provided with this bulletin. Claims with repair orders prior to January 11, 2006 must be submiffed to the Service Contract provider.

    Vehicles Involved

    2000 Alero from VIN YC 000007 to YC 372282

  • thenderson 04/28/08 1:27 pm PST

    The part number for the hazard switch on a 2000 Alero is 22642606.

    Tom Henderson
    General Motors

  • jamesp67 11/28/09 6:38 pm PST

    The problem I'm having is that my signal lights are not working occasionally. I did a search, & found where someone recommended replacing the hazard light mechanism. This hazard light mechanism's, or whatever you want to call it, serial # is 22642606. Neither Auto Zone, O'Reilley's, nor Advanced carries it. They say it's a GM part.

    I like my left arm, so I'm going to search the internet for a replacement at a better price.

    Good luck with your replacement.

    James

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