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Chevrolet Express 3500 Recalls

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Most Recent Chevrolet Express 3500 Recall

On January 2, 2013, Chevrolet recalled 54,686 Chevrolet Express 3500. General motors (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013 cadillac escalade, escalade esv, and escalade ext; chevrolet avalanche, express, silverado hd, silverado ld, suburban, and tahoe; and gmc savana, sierra hd, sierra ld, yukon, and yukon xl vehicles, manufactured between november 7, 2012, through december 18, 2012, for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) no. 102, "transmission shift lever sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect", and fmvss no. 114, "theft protection and rollaway prevention." the vehicles may have been built with a fractured park lock cable or a malformed steering column lock actuator gear in the lock module assembly.
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Chevrolet Express 3500 Recall Details

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.

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