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Chevrolet Suburban 1500 recalls

 

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., November 16, 2000

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The exhaust fumes may enter the vehicle interior because there may be missing plugs in the rear vehicle wheelhouses. Exhaust fumes may cause personal illness or death. Dealers will inspect the vehicle for loose or missing wheelhouse plugs and install new plugs where necessary.

For Models: Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500

Brakes, September 22, 2000

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A kinked vacuum hose may cause poor power brake assist and make the vehicle more difficult to stop. Dealers will re-route the brake booster vacuum supply hose.

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

Brakes, April 12, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS, CREW CABS, UTILITY TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH THE POLARITY OF THE WIRING FOR THE ZERO ADJUST BRAKE SWITCH REVERSED FROM WHAT WAS SPECIFIED ON THE SWITCH DRAWING. WITH THE REVERSED POLARITY, THE CONTACTS IN THE BRAKE SWITCH CAN WEAR OUT PREMATURELY. THE BRAKE SWITCH WILL PERFORM NORMALLY UNTIL THE BRAKE SWITCH CONTACTS WEAR OUT, RESULTING IN LOSS OF THE BRAKE LAMPS WITHOUT ANY WARNING TO THE DRIVER.

For Models: Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet S10, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500, GMC Yukon

Body, Interior & Misc., December 15, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.

For Models: Chevrolet G Series Van (G10), Chevrolet G Series Van (G20), Chevrolet G Series Van (G30), Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500, GMC Yukon

Brakes, March 15, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., November 22, 1996

Summary: THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL VETWEEN THEM, CREATING A "SOFT" JOINT. THIS "SOFT" JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.

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

Drive Train, April 11, 1996

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE THROTTLE CABLE CONTACTING THE DASH MAT WHICH COULD BIND THE THROTTLE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE MAXIMUM RETURN TIMES REQUIRED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."

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

Drive Train, August 10, 1995

Summary: THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT-CABLE LOCK CLIP CAN BACK OUT OF ITS INSTALLED POSITION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CABLE ADJUSTMENT. WHEN THE SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "PARK" POSITION, THE "PARK" INDICATOR LIGHT MAY NOT ILLUMINATE.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., August 3, 1995

Summary: THE VEHICLES HAVE BOTH THE SUPPLEMENTAL INFLATABLE RESTRAINT (SIR) LABEL AND AN ENGINE START LABEL INSTALLED ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE SUN VISOR. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO.208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."

For Models: Chevrolet G Series Van (G30), Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, GMC Suburban 1500, GMC Suburban 2500

Drive Train, February 24, 1995

Summary: DUE TO A THIN CASE CASTING, AN EXTERNAL TRANSMISSION LEAK CAN OCCUR.

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