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RECALL Subject : Frontal Air Bags May Not Deploy

Report Receipt Date: SEP 08, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V651000
Component(s): AIR BAGS , SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,640,162

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

SUMMARY:

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD, 3500 HD, Tahoe, Suburban, GMC Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon XL, Cadillac Escalade and Cadillac Escalade ESV vehicles and 2014-2017 Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado 1500, Trax, Caprice Police Pursuit Vehicle, GMC Sierra 1500, Buick Encore, and 2014-2016 Buick Lacrosse, Chevrolet Spark EV and SS vehicles. In the affected vehicles, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) software to activate a diagnostic test. During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.
CONSEQUENCE:
A failure of the front air bags or seat belt pretensioners to deploy in the event of a crash necessitating deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver and front passenger.
REMEDY:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the SDM software. Vehicles that have had a previous air bag deployment will have the SDM replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 16007.
 

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Recall Alert : ALL General Motors LLC (GM) GMC / Chevrolet (19)

RECALL Subject : Cooling Fan Corrosion may cause Electrical Short

Report Receipt Date: DEC 02, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V868000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 49,927


Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

SUMMARY:
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit vehicles manufactured August 24, 2009, to December 1, 2013. The affected vehicles, equipped with special equipment options for police or government service, may experience corrosion of the under-hood cooling fan assembly due to fluid intrusion, which may result in an electrical short circuit.
CONSEQUENCE:
A short circuit increases the risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fan motor and shroud, extend the wiring and re-orient the fan motor to reduce the risk of corrosion, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 16145.
 

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Recall Alert : GM Buick (5)

December 21, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V922000
Brake Lines May Leak Fluid


If there is a loss of brake fluid, braking performance may be reduced or lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V922000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 327

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016 Buick Envision vehicles manufactured January 19, 2016, to March 18, 2016. The the master cylinder brake lines may crack and leak brake fluid.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the master cylinder brake lines, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 16169.
 

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Recall Alert: 2016-2017 Chevrolet Suburban HD

January 12, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V033000
Incorrect Side View Mirror Installed/FMVSS 111


If equipped with the incorrect right-side rear-view mirror, the driver may misjudge the distance of other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V033000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 214

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Suburban HD vehicles. These vehicles were assembled with a convex right-hand outside mirror, instead of with a non-convex (flat) right-hand outside mirror. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the convex mirror with a non-convex mirror and provide a new page for the owner's manual with the customer notification letter, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17017.
 

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January 26, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V057000
Incorrectly Welded Seat Back Frame/FMVSS 202a


In a crash, the seat-backs for the front seats may break, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V057000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,197

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles. A bracket used in the driver or front passenger seat-back recliner mechanism may have been incorrectly welded to the seat-back frame, as a result, in the event of a crash, the head-restraints may not function properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints."

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front passenger seats, replacing any with seat-back frames that are incorrectly welded, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17035.
 

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April 20, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V265000
Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist


A greater steering effort would be needed to control the vehicle if power steering assist is lost, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V265000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 545

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit vehicles (PPV), previously remedied under recall 16V-160. The connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor may fail, possibly resulting in a loss of electric power steering assist.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering gear assembly, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020.
 

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April 21, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V267000
Rear Suspension Toe-Link may Disconnect


If a rear-suspension toe-link disconnects, it may cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V267000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,246

Summary

General Motors LLC (C) is recalling certain 2017 Buick LaCrosse vehicles. The rear suspension toe-links may have been incorrectly installed, and, as a result, they may loosen and disconnect from the rear suspension system.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right rear suspension toe-link assemblies, correcting their installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2017. Owners may contact Buick's customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 17168.
 

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May 9, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V307000
Air Bag Deployment may Injure Neck/FMVSS 208


In the event of a crash with a frontal air bag deployment, an unbelted child in the front passenger seat has an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V307000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 55,068

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Spark vehicles. In the event of a crash, if a young child is seated improperly and not wearing a seat belt while in the front passenger seat, deployment of the front passenger air bag may injure the occupant's neck. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17199.
 

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June 15, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V382000
Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist

A greater steering effort would be needed to control the vehicle if power steering is lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V382000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,204

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Chevrolet SS vehicles. Corrosion of the connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor connector may cause a loss of electric power steering assist.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering gear assembly, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17248.
 

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June 27, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V404000
Incorrectly Installed Tablet Holder/FMVSS 202a


If the head restraint posts are not fully engaging in the seat back, the head restraint may loosen or dislodge, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V404000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEATS, EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 768

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Buick Envision vehicles. An accessory NSV Universal Tablet Holder may have been installed incorrectly onto the front seat head restraints, preventing the head restraint posts from fully engaging in the seat back. If so, the head restraints would fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints."

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the head restraints and tablet holders for the correct installation, reinstalling them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 17239/17258.
 

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June 29, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V412000
Headliner Missing Foam Blocks/FMVSS 201


If the service parts do not have energy-absorbing foam blocks, there may be an increased risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V412000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 10

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Buick Envision vehicles. The affected vehicles received a replacement headliner as part of a repair. These service parts might not have had impact energy-absorbing foam blocks attached. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, "Occupant protection in interior impact."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headliner assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 17275.
 

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July 10, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V437000
Frontal Air Bags May Not Deploy


A failure of the front air bags or seat belt pretensioners to deploy in the event of a crash necessitating deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver and front passenger.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V437000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 40,683

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Buick Lacrosse and Chevrolet Spark EV, Caprice PPV and SS vehicles, 2014-2017 Buick Encore and Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles, 2015-2016 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Tahoe, Trax, Suburban and Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles, and 2015-2017 GMC Sierra HD 2500 and 3500 vehicles. While being previously remedied for recall 16V-651, the affected vehicles may not have received the complete software update necessary to remedy the recall condition. Without the update, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) software to activate a diagnostic test. During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the SDM software. Vehicles that have had a previous air bag deployment will have the SDM replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 17287.
 

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June 29, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V414000
Temporary Loss of Electric Power Steering (EPS)

If EPS assist is lost and then returns, the driver might lose temporary control of the steering wheel, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V414000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 690,685

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. The vehicles may have a temporary loss of electric power steering (EPS) assist, especially during low-speed turning maneuvers.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the EPS module software, 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 1-800-432-8782. GM's number for this recall is 17276.
 

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August 3, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V487000
Missing Child Anchorage Instructions/FMVSS 225


If the instructions are missing from the owner's manual, the child seat may be installed incorrectly and not be properly secured, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V487000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components CHILD SEAT

Potential Number of Units Affected 29,647

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. The owner's manual for the affected vehicles may be missing instructions on how to use the tether anchorage and child restraint anchorage systems. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage Systems."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will provide a corrected insert for the owners manual, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 17307.
 

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August 22, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V516000
Driveshaft Fracture and Separation

If the front right intermediate drive shaft assembly separates while driving, the vehicle will lose propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash. If the assembly separates while parked on a grade, without the park brake engaged, the vehicle may move unintentionally, increasing the risk of a vehicle roll-away.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V516000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,905

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles and 2017-2018 GMC Acadia vehicles. The right front intermediate driveshaft may fracture and separate while driving.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the right front intermediate drive shaft assembly, free of charge. The recall began August 25, 2017. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17329.
 

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October 5, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V621000
Improper Air Bag Inflation


An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V621000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 16

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado, and 2016 Chevrolet Volt vehicles. The driver's frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 10, 2017. 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 17387.
 

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October 19, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V664000
Front Fuel Tank May Overfill and Cause Fuel Leak

If the front tank overfills, the excess pressure may cause the front tank to expand and contact the driveshaft, possibly resulting in a hole in the tank. The hole will leak fuel, which in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V664000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 35,292

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2011-2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks equipped with dual fuel tanks. The low fuel level sensor for the front tank may stick causing the rear tank to overfill the front tank.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear tank fuel pump or update the fuel-level sensor software, as well as inspect the front tank, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices are expected to be mailed December 18, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice in February 2018 when the remedy is expected to be available. Owners may contact GM customer service for Chevrolet 1-800-222-1020 or for GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 17399.
 

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April 12, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V230000
Rear Outboard Seat Belts may not Restrain Properly

If the seat belt fails to adequately restrain the passengers in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V230000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 8,738

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Buick Regal vehicles. During the manufacturing process, the rear seat belts may have been improperly routed around the bolster bracket on the rear outboard seats, which can cause inadequate restraint of the passengers.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear outboard seat belts, correcting the routing of the seat belts as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 5, 2018. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 18117.
 

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April 19, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V252000
Glass Not Fully Tempered/FMVSS 205

If the glass is not tempered properly, and the window is broken, the glass can break into large pieces, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V252000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components VISIBILITY, STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 379

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Equinox vehicles. The driver and front passenger door window glass may not be properly tempered. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 205, "Glazing Materials."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the glass in the front doors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2018. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18136.
 

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April 26, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V267000
Fire Extinguisher May Be Clogged or Inoperable


In the event of a fire, if the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V267000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,154

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD, 2009 GMC Topkick 5000, 6000, 7000 and 8000 Series and Isuzu F Series, and 2009-2018 Chevrolet Express, and GMC Savana vehicles, equipped with certain Plastic-Handle Fire Extinguishers or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

Remedy

GM will notify owners, instructing them to contact Kidde to get a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782, and Isuzu customer service at 1-866-441-9638. GM's number for this recall is 18146.
 
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