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2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Recalls

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Most Recent 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Recall

On May 31, 2016, GMC recalled 1,400,000 GMC Sierra 1500. General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 cadillac escalade, escalade esv and escalade ext, chevrolet avalanche, silverado 1500, suburban and tahoe, gmc sierra 1500, yukon and yukon xl vehicles, and 2009-2011 chevrolet silverado 2500 and 3500 and gmc sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in alabama, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, texas, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, the northern mariana islands (saipan), and the u.s. virgin islands.vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in these states are not subject to this safety recall but may be covered under recall 16v-383, depending on the vehicle model year and the vehicle's sale and registration locations. these vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
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2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Recall Details

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 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 June 28, 2011

The intermediate steering shaft attaching bolts may be loose. The driver could experience a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Steering ability could be lost without warning. 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 January 6, 2011

The rear axle may fail without warning. This can reduce vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The rear axle may fail without warning. 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 December 17, 2010

The rear axle may fail without warning. This can reduce vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. The rear axle may fail without warning. 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.