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Recall 14V152000

Transmission Oil Leaks At Cooler

Recall Details

The transmission cooler may leak transmission oil at one of the fittings where the transmission oil lines hook up to it. Dealers will inspect the cooler line connection and repair the vehicles as needed free of charge.

Our Quick Take

Transmission oil may leak from a fitting at the transmission oil cooler, resulting in a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in April 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14121.

Drive Train, March 31, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 31, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
489,936
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V152000
Component
POWER TRAIN
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM ) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Light Duty Regular Cab, Double Cab, and Crew Cab 1500 series and model year 2015 Suburban and Tahoe; GMC model year 2014 Sierra Regular Cab, Double Cab, and Crew Cab 1500 Series and model year 2015 Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission (feature code MYC). The subject vehicles may have a transmission oil cooler line that is not securely seated in the fitting.
Consequence
If the line is not securely seated and transmission oil leaks from the fitting, the oil could contact a hot surface and cause a vehicle fire.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission oil cooler line connection and repair the vehicles, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on April 28, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546 or GMC owners may contact GMC at 1-866-996-9463. GM's number for this recall is 14121.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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