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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 52 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 recalls between 1999 and 2017. Learn if your Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 19, 2013

The passenger front air bag has an inflator that has a defective weld, which can cause ineffective deployment of the air bag when needed. This can reduce passenger protection in an accident.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2013. 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 13230.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 2, 2013

Affected vehicles may be shifted out of Park with the ignition key removed or the ignition in the "off" position. As a result, the vehicle may roll unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January 17, 2013. If you find you can move the shifter out of the Park position with the ignition in the off or lock position, or 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) when you call. The General Motors recall number is 12331.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 28, 2011

The intermediate steering shaft attaching bolts may be loose. The driver could experience a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Steering ability could be lost 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 January 6, 2011

The rear axle may fail without warning. This can reduce vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The rear axle may fail without warning. 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 December 17, 2010

The rear axle may fail without warning. This can reduce vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The rear axle may fail without warning. 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 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

Summary on December 18, 2007
Summary on November 6, 2006
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 31, 2006

A damper on the fuel rail may come loose and cause a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

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.

Summary on April 10, 2006