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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 4 official 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD recalls. Find out if your 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 28, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the passenger front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15438.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2014

The fusible link for the auxiliary battery can melt due to too much current being drawn from it. This can increase the risk of a fire.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14260.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2010

The under hood module for the heated washer system may overheat and catch on fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The heated washer module could catch fire without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 12, 2008

The wiring to the washer system fluid heater may overheat. This can create a burning smell, smoke, and possibly a fire under the hood.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Smoke and/or fire could develop under the hood without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse