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Recall 14V223000

Fuel Gauge Reads Inaccurately

Recall Details

The fuel gauge may not read accurately, resulting in the possibility of running out of fuel unexpectedly. Dealers will reprogram the engine control module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel gauge may read inaccurately, which can lead to running out of fuel unexpectedly.

What Should You Do?

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in 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 14007.

Electrical & Lights, April 30, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 30, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
51,640
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V223000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured March 26, 2013, through August 15, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the engine control module (ECM) software may cause the fuel gauge to read inaccurately.
Consequence
An inaccurate fuel gauge may result in the vehicle unexpectedly running out of fuel and stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECM to correct the fuel gauge reading, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), and 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14007.
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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