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Chevrolet Express 1500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 34 Chevrolet Express 1500 recalls between 1996 and 2014. Learn if your Chevrolet Express 1500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 22, 2012

The steering gear pitman shaft may fail, resulting in loss of steering ability.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 4, 2012. There may be no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 7, 2011

In the event of a crash, the front passenger airbag may not fully deploy as designed.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2011. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 5, 2011

A damaged rear brake hose may leak fluid, reducing rear braking effectiveness and increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Braking effectiveness could be reduced 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 March 12, 2010

The driver may not be able to control the heating and ventilation for the vehicle. If this happens when the defrost system is needed, visibility could be reduced, which could lead to a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the driver may not be able to control the heating and ventilation for the vehicle. Please contact your GM 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 July 30, 2008

The frame of the vehicle is made up of rails that are fastened together. These frame rails are manufactured to a certain length, width, and height. On some vehicles, the frame may be too wide, which will cause it to touch the fuel tank. This can cause a fuel leak.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. 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 July 22, 2008

The all wheel drive (AWD) system uses a transfer case, which is a component that transfers power from the front wheels to the rear wheels as necessary depending on driving conditions. The transfer case is driven by a chain, which could break if the case was built with incorrect parts. A failed chain will not allow the vehicle to be secure in "Park."

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall, which would change to high if AWD functionality is compromised or the vehicle is not secure in "Park." 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 April 30, 2008

The seat belts may not latch or unlatch. In a crash, a seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.

Please contact your GM 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 28, 2007

The rear brakes may continue to drag even if the brake pedal is released. If the brakes do not release fully, they can overheat, which could increase stopping distance and possibly result in a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the rear brakes may not release. Please contact your Chevrolet 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 March 31, 2006

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash.

Please contact your GM 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 March 15, 2006

On certain vans, the front and rear seat belts will not latch or unlatch. 

Please contact your Chevrolet 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.