Chevrolet Silverado Recall Information – Chevy Recalls and Problems

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NEWS: General Motors is 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC pickups; Seats

OCTOBER – General Motors is nearly 22,000 full-size trucks in North America to fix with the seats.

The recall Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra from the 2014 model that were sold in the U.S.and Mexico.

The trucks manual front reclining backs.

Safety regulators say the could move in a rear-end and the headrests may not protect passengers as

GM says it doesn’t know of any or injuries caused by the problem.

will inspect the seat and adjust them if needed.


NEWS: Motors is recalling certain Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC trucks

Report Receipt JUL 19, 2013

NHTSA Campaign 13V315000

Component(s): AIR BAGS

Number of Units Affected: 843

2013 – General is recalling certain model 2014 Chevrolet Silverado manufactured June 1, 2013, June 30, 2013; and model 2014 GMC Sierra trucks June 4, 2013, through 30, 2013. Welding on the passenger inflator may fracture when the is deployed, allowing some gas the air bag inflator to vent behind the panel, instead of into the air

As a result the air bag may not fully inflate, the risk of injury. General will notify owners and will replace the passenger air bag free of charge. The recall is to begin during August

GM’s recall number is Owners may also contact the Highway Traffic Safety Vehicle Safety Hotline at (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


JUNE — GM is recalling certain year 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV; Chevrolet HD, Silverado LD, Suburban, Tahoe; and GMC HD, Sierra LD, Yukon, and Yukon XL The intermediate steering shaft bolts may not have been to the proper specification. This allow the joints to separate, and the could experience loss of increasing the risk of a crash.

GM will inspect and ensure the intermediate steering shaft are tightened to the proper specification. The recall is expected to begin on or July 13, 2011. 11V-339

GM announces two recalls affecting trucks

YAHOO NEWS July 1, 2011 General Co announced two separate recalls on affecting a little more 10,000 pickup trucks, in North America.

GM recalled more than Chevrolet Colorado and GM Canyon for the model year 2011 these vehicles may have built with an automotive clip that could and inaccurately show the position of the gear.

A driver could the shifter to park, but the transmission might not be in park and the vehicle roll away and cause a according to a notice posted on the Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) website.

GM also is some other pickup for the model year 2011 the bolts on the intermediate steering may not have been tightened to the specification. A total of 891 trucks are in the United States, Canada and

The affected models include the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet and GM Sierra trucks.


JANUARY 2011 General Motors is recalling model year 2011 Escalade, Escalade ESV, EXT; Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado, Suburban, and GMC Canyon, Sierra, Yukon and XL vehicles. The rear axle pins were not properly treated and could fracture and displaced within the rear Should the pin shift out of position, it create an interference condition and the rear axle to lock.

The may not be able to maintain directional ofthe vehicle and a crash occur without warning. will install a new rear cross pin free ofcharge. The recall began on January 11, 11V-007

NEWS: GM expands of some 2011 trucks and

YAHOO NEWS — 15, 2011 General Motors is an earlier recall of some model-year trucks and SUVs to fix a that could cause the rear axles to lock.

The originally announced in December, now 26,751 Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC and SUVs. The models affected Cadillac Escalade, Escalade Cadillac EXT, Chevrolet Colorado, Silverado, Suburban, and GMC Canyon, Sierra, Yukon and XL.

GM said rear-axle cross used to hold the axle in weren’t properly heat-treated and may not be They can fracture, interfere the axle and cause it to lock. The could then lose of the vehicle.

One customer has reported a of power to the axle, GM says. But no have been reported.

GM owners of the vehicles are being and urged against driving the until the axle pin is replaced.

The December recall for this issue covered 1,262 and SUVs. But the company has since that more vehicles built with the faulty pin. In addition, the earlier didn’t include the Chevrolet and GMC Canyon midsize trucks.

A GM said Saturday that the is confident all the faulty parts now been discovered


YAHOO NEWS December 23, 2010 General Co. is recalling almost 100,000 to fix two problems that could the rear axle to lock and the airbag not to work.

GM says in with the National Highway Safety Administration that the recall affects almost 2005 to 2007 model versions of the Cadillac CTS.

The recall affects almost 2011 model year of the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet 1500 and Silverado 1500, as as the GMC Sierra 1500.

The axle is expected to begin in January. GM did not say the airbag recall would


2010 – General is recalling certain model 2011 Cadillac Escalade Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado LD and GMC LD vehicles. The rear axle pins were not properly treated and could fracture and displaced within the rear Should the pin shift out of position, it create an interference condition and the rear axle to lock. The may not be able to maintain directional of the vehicle and a crash could without warning.

Dealers install a new rear axle pin free of charge. The safety is expected to begin during 2011. 10V-643

JUNE — GM is recalling certain year 2006-2009 Buick, Cadillac DTS; Hummer H2; Year 2008-2009 Buick Cadillac CTS; Model 2007-2009 Cadillac Escalade, ESV, Escalade EXT; Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, GMC Acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Xl; Saturn Outlook; and Model 2009 Chevrolet Traverse equipped with a heated fluid system (HWFS). A was implemented in 2008 to add a fuse to the circuit harness to address the consequences of a printed circuit (PCB) electrical short.

there have been new of thermal incidents on HWFS after this improvement was These incidents resulted a new failure mode attributed to the thermal protection feature. The varies from minor to considerable melting of the plastic the HWFS fluid chamber. It is for the heated washer module to and a fire may occur. Dealers permanently disable and remove the washer fluid module.

An updated page for the owner will be provided and inserted in the manual to document that the has been permanently disabled and from the vehicle. The safety began on June 11, 2010.

YAHOO NEWS June 8, General Motors Co. said it was recalling about 1.5 million worldwide to address a problem a heated windshield wiper system that could to a fire, its second recall the issue in two years.

The recall several pickup trucks, utility vehicles, crossovers and car models from the 2006 to model years. GM conducted a recall in 2008 but came new reports of fires in vehicles had been fixed.

GM said it disable the heated washer system module that lead to fires. The Detroit will pay owners and those vehicles $100 each the feature is being disabled.

GM it was aware of five fires but had been no injuries or crashes Nearly 1.4 million vehicles are in the and more than 100,000 are in Canada, Mexico and other markets.

While our analysis the number of incidents is very compared with the number of on the road, we want our customers to complete peace of mind, Jeff Boyer, GM’s director of safety.

The recall the 2006-2009 model year Lucerne, Cadillac DTS, and H2; 2008-2009 Buick Enclave and CTS; 2007-2009 Cadillac Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT; Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, and Tahoe; 2007-2009 GMC Acadia, Yukon and Yukon XL; 2007-2009 Outlook; and 2009 Chevrolet

The auto company said will begin to receive letters later this but can contact their dealer to an appointment to have the heated system removed. Dealers remove the heated washer module and reroute washer hoses.

GM said the technology was from only one supplier, Inc. of Farmington Hills, which went out of business, GM from working with supplier on an improved design.

GM more than 900,000 because of the heated washer system in August 2008 a short circuit on the circuit could overheat the ground The National Highway Traffic Administration had opened an investigation in 2008 into 2007 and Tahoe vehicles over engine compartment fires.

The closed its investigation after the recall but GM later came fires in vehicles that had fixed under the previous prompting the latest safety


GM recalls 944,000 vehicles for hazard

Recall involves that are equipped with washer fluid heaters.

NEW ( — August 28, — General Motors is 944,000 vehicles, 850,000 of in the United States, because of the for a fire in the vehicles’ heated washer fluid system.

A circuit in the circuit board controls the system could a grounding wire to overheat. could lead to smoke and the of other electrical components, GM Fortune 500) said in a to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA). In rare it could cause a fire, GM

GM is aware of three fires by this problem, two of which in the company’s own test fleet GM spokesman Tom Wilkinson said. The is not aware of any injuries caused by the

The vehicles must be turned on for the circuit to occur, Wilkinson but he could not say whether the washer heating system needed to be in

The models listed below, if equipped with a heated washer fluid system, are to the recall:

Model year Buick Lucerne sedans and year 2008 Buick SUVs.

Model year Cadillac DTS sedans and model 2007-08 Cadillac Escalade, ESV and Escalade EXT SUVs.

Model 2007-08 Chevrolet Avalanche and trucks and Suburban and Tahoe

Model year 2007-08 GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL SUVs and trucks.

2008 Saturn SUVs.

The fluid heating is a popular option on many of large cars and SUVs, Wilkinson.

On cold days, the heats windshield washer before spraying it onto the where it can melt ice and frost on the

To fix the problem, dealers will a fuse that will off the system in the event of a short GM has not yet provided NHTSA with a detailing when owners of vehicles will be notified.


AUGUST — GM is recalling 857,735 MY Buick Lucerne; Cadillac Hummer H2; MY 2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV, Escalade Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Tahoe; GMC Acadia, Sierra, Yukon XL, Saturn Outlook; and MY Buick Enclave vehicles with a heated wiper fluid system. A short on the printed circuit board for the fluid heater may overheat the ground wire.

This may other electrical features to create an odor, or cause increasing the risk of a fire. will install a wire with an in-line fuse of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an notification schedule. 08V441

NEWS: NHTSA Investigates 2.7 GM Trucks, SUVs

Fire probed in 21 models June 17, 2008 — The Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) has intensified a investigation of 21 of General Motors trucks and manufactured between 2006 and because of the possibility of an engine fire.

More than GM trucks and SUVs are the subject of the the because of the possibility that a might erupt inside the compartment, even when the is turned off.

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The Office of Investigation (ODI) at the federal agency reported that are now aware of 41 non-crash engine fires in the GM trucks and SUVs 8 fires that may have significant property damage.

The GM under investigation are:

Cadillac Escalade ESV and EXT from the and 2008 model years

Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 the 2007 and 2008 model

• 2007 Chevrolet 2500

• 2007 Silverado

• Chevrolet 1500, 2500 and 3500 the 2007 and 2008 model

• Chevrolet Suburban and 2500 from the 2007 and model years

• Tahoe from the 2007 and models year

• GMC Sierra,

• GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 from the and 2008 model years

2007 GMC Sierra Classic

2007 GMC Silverado, GMC Yukon the 2007 and 2008 model

• GMC Yukon XL 1500, XL from the 2007 and 2008 years

• Hummer H2 the 2006 to 2007 model

• 2008 Hummer H2 and •the Hummer H2 from the to 2008 model years

GM ODI with 41 allegations of non-crash compartment fires including 16 of fires origination with the in the off position, according to the NHTSA Web

Investigators are examining the electrical engine and engine cooling battery cables; under-hood fuses and circuit breakers.

investigator are now call the probe an analysis which could lead to a recall of the General trucks and SUVs.


Detroit Free — November 20, 2007 General Motors Corp. 69,000 Chevrolet, GMC and Pontiac and SUVs and more than Saturn cars for repairs adding interior safety and fixing a timing chain.

The recall by the world’s largest covers 57,100 Chevrolet and Pontiac Torrent SUVs the 2007 model year, and 2001-model Chevy Silverado and GMC trucks and 20,514 Saturn cars, the U.S. National Traffic Safety Administration on its Web site.

GM will install foam in the windshield pillars of the and Torrent SUVs that equipped with roof air or a sunroof, to lessen the risk of injury during a crash, to the NHTSA.

In 2.2-liter, four-cylinder of the Saturn cars, GM will the engine’s timing chain, could separate while the is running and boost the chance of a For 8.1-liter, eight-cylinder versions of the and Sierra, GM will replace the position sensor, which can and stall the engine.

NOVEMBER — GM is recalling 11,975 MY Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks equipped with an V8 engine. The crankshaft position can intermittently or fail completely. If the operates intermittently, the SES light may and the vehicle may run rough.

The engine may and if so, may re-start immediately or after a down period. If the sensor completely inoperative, the engine quit running and will not Either of these failures can the risk of a crash. Dealers replace the crankshaft position The recall is expected to begin December 2007.

This was the subject of an Engineering Analysis, conducted by the Office of Defects 07V521

ConsumerAffairs.Com — 10, 2006 — The National Traffic Safety Administration is the recall of 38,439 General SUVs and pickups because of a fuel leak that result in an engine compartment

GM is recalling the

2004 Chevrolet

2004-2006 Chevrolet Avalanche

2006 Chevrolet Kodiak

Chevrolet Silverado

2004-2005 Suburban

2006 Chevrolet 1500

2004-2006 GMC Sierra

GMC Topkick 6500

2004-2006 GMC XL

NHTSA reports that of the GM trucks equipped with the 8.1 V8 contain a fuel rail damper retainer clip can fracture resulting in a fuel which is near an ignition in the engine compartment.

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