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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Chevrolet Suburban 1500 recalls

 

For Models: Chevrolet Astro, Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, GMC Jimmy, GMC Safari, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500

Body, Interior & Misc., April 24, 2003

Summary: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.

For Models: Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, Dodge Caravan, Dodge Grand Caravan, Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350, Ford Expedition, Ford Explorer, Ford F-150, Ford F-150 Lightning, Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350 Super Duty, GMC Yukon

Body, Interior & Misc., March 7, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.

For Models: Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, Chevrolet Avalanche 2500, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, GMC Yukon XL 1500, GMC Yukon XL 2500, GMC Yukon XL Denali

Engine, February 20, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

In 30 degree left angle frontal crash conditions with a severe enough impact, the fuel tank may be punctured by a torn mid-frame cross member. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will install a fuel tank shield. The recall began February 20, 2003. The GM recall number is 03002.

For Models: Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon XL 1500, GMC Yukon XL 2500, GMC Yukon XL Denali

Body, Interior & Misc., February 17, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

On 107 vehicles, one or two welds on the rear door upper hinge may not be to specification. This may cause the door strength to be reduced in a side impact crash. Dealers will inspect the welds and install a bolt to secure the hinge if any are found to be out of specification.

For Models: Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 2500, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon XL 1500, GMC Yukon XL 2500

Body, Interior & Misc., August 28, 2002

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The air bag diagnostic module may contain a flaw that will prevent deployment of the air bags during a collision. This may result in severe injuries sustained by occupants during a collision. Dealers will recalibrate this module to correct the flaw.

For Models: Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500

Brakes, July 13, 2001

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1992-1994 CHEVROLET AND GMC SUBURBANS EQUIPPED WITH VACUUM POWER-BRAKE ASSIST AND EBC4 ANTI-LOCK BRAKE (ABS) MODULES. THESE VEHICLES EXHIBIT POOR BRAKE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE.

For Models: Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon XL 1500, GMC Yukon XL 2500, GMC Yukon XL Denali

Body, Interior & Misc., July 2, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INTERNAL COMPONENT IN THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE 2ND AND 3RD ROW OF SEATS THAT COULD BE CRACKED. WITH REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE LOCKING MECHANISM, THE CRACK COULD SPREAD TO THE POINT SUCH THAT THE SEAT BELT WOULD NO LONGER LOCK.

For Models: Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 2500, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon XL 1500, GMC Yukon XL 2500

Brakes, February 5, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CLEARANCE CONDITION BETWEEN THE FRONT RIGHT-HAND BRAKE PIPE AND THE BODY CROSS SILL THAT COULD DECREASE TO THE POINT OF ALLOWING CONTACT DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE. IF CONTACT OCCURS AND THE BRAKE PIPE BECOMES DAMAGED, IN HALF OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM THERE CAN BE A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID AND PRESSURE. THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP WILL BE ACTIVATED WHEN THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL REACHES THE INDICATOR LIMIT.

For Models: Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, GMC Yukon

Drive Train, January 1, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The Wilderness LE tires may experience tread separation. This could result in tire failure, and may cause an accident. Dealers will replace the affected tires.

For Models: Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500, GMC Yukon

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE OCCUPANT PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."