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Chevrolet Express 3500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 35 Chevrolet Express 3500 recalls between 1996 and 2017. Learn if your Chevrolet Express 3500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

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 August 7, 2012

General Motors is recalling vehicles equipped with a left side cargo door that were originally sold or currently registered in certain states where salt is used to de-ice the roads. Due to corrosion, when fueling the vehicle, fuel may leak from the area near the gas cap.

GM will notify owners of affected vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released as of this writing). If you notice a fuel smell or leakage from the filler neck area, 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) handy when you call.

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 April 12, 2010

The alternator may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire under the hood.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. The alternator could fail without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to 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 transmission is operated and controlled by software within an on board computer called the transmission control module. This software may be faulty and cause damage to the transmission. This may cause the transmission to do into first gear at highway speeds, or the engine may shut down.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall, which may change to high priority if transmission shifting seems erratic. 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 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 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 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.