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Recall 16V449000

Tire Placard Has Improper Tire Pressure And Tire Size Information Listed

Recall Details

The tire placard may list the improper tire size and inflation pressure. Dealers will inspect and replace affected certification labels free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The tire placard on the body of the vehicle may list an improper tire size and tire inflation pressure for the vehicle on it. This could lead to the improper tire being mounted onto the vehicle, or improper inflation pressure used, which could lead to an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your 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 46600.

Suspension & Steering, June 21, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 21, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V449000
Component
EQUIPMENT , TIRES
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles manufactured October 16, 2015. The certification labels may have incorrect tire/rim size and cold tire pressure information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Consequence
If the information on the certification labels is incorrect, the operator may install incorrectly sized tires or rims or may improperly inflate the tires, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the certification label, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1050, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 46600.
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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