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GMC Sierra 1500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 54 GMC Sierra 1500 recalls between 1999 and 2017. Learn if your GMC Sierra 1500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 8, 2016

During certain driving conditions, the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) may activate a testing mode. If a crash were to occur during this mode, the frontal airbags and seat belt pretensioners would not deploy, increasing risk of injury to driver and front passengers.

Recall repairs on your GM vehicle must be performed by the appropriate brand dealership. GM will notify known owners of affected vehicles. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, or GMC  dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 31, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Cadillac, Chevrolet or GMC Truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 49152.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 31, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Cadillac, Chevrolet or GMC Truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 49151.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 28, 2016

The front suspension upper control arms may have been insufficiently welded during manufacturing, resulting in possible detachment of the arm. This would compromise vehicle steering and could result in an accident.

Recalls on your Chevrolet or GMC truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in May, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 42190.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 12, 2016

The seat belt for the driver's seat may fail to restrain the driver properly in an accident. This would increase risk of injury.

Recalls on your Chevrolet or GMC truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 15822.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 11, 2016

The audio warning that sounds in the vehicle to alert the driver that the key is in the ignition when the doors are opened or seat belts are unfastened may fail to operate. This can result in the driver inadvertently forgetting the door is open, or forgetting to fasten the seat belt, resulting in a safety risk.

Recall repairs on your GMC truck or Chevrolet vehicle must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 15808.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 10, 2015

The air bags may not properly deploy in an accident due to water possibly getting into a control module for the restraint system. This could result in increased risk of occupant injury in a crash.

Recalls on your General Motors truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a time table for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 15794.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 9, 2015

The ignition key cylinder may stick when turning, and may stick in the "start" position. If this happens, it may suddenly snap back while driving into the accessory position, resulting in vehicle stalling, loss of power steering, power brakes and air bag functionality.

Recalls on your General Motors truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (the timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 30, 2014

The engine may shut off unexpectedly resulting in loss of engine, steering and braking power.

As of this writing General Motors has not released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The GM recall number is 14696 for original equipment parts and 14912 for replacement parts.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 24, 2014

A rear wheel may separate from the vehicle while driving.

As of this writing, General Motors has not released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The GM recall number is 14892.