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Recall 18V295000

Liquids Leaking Into Driver's Power Window Switch Causes Fire Hazard

Recall Details

The driver's power window switch may corrode causing high electrical resistance if liquids are spilled into it. This would cause a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the driver's side window switch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Liquids that leak into the driver's power window switch may can cause corrosion in the switch. This would result in high electrical resistance in the switch, increasing risk of a vehicle fire.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs 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 for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not 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 incomplete 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 18155.

Electrical & Lights, May 3, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 3, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
207,483
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V295000
Component
VISIBILITY
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles equipped with power windows. Liquid may leak into the driver's power window switch and cause corrosion, resulting in high electrical resistance.
Consequence
High electrical resistance can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver side window switch, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18155.
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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