1. 2011 Chevrolet Silverado ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #14V827000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 30, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 84,192

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado HD, Silverado LD, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra LD, Sierra HD, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the ignition lock actuator may bind, making turning the key difficult or causing the ignition to get stuck in the "Start" position.

    Consequence: If stuck in the "Start" position, the ignition may suddenly snap back into the "Accessory" position, causing a loss of engine, steering, and braking power, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. If the vehicle is in a crash, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of occupant injury.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the ignition lock housing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 12, 2015. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14696 for the original equipment, and 14912 for the service replacement parts. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V827000 »

  2. 2011 Chevrolet Silverado STEERING:LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #11V339000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 739

    Summary: GM is recalling certain model year 2011cadillac escalade, escalade esv; Chevrolet Silverado hd, Silverado ld, Suburban, Tahoe; and GMC Sierra hd, Sierra ld, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles. The intermediate steering shaft attaching bolts may not have been tightened to the proper specification.

    Consequence: This could allow the joints to separate, and the driver could experience loss of steering increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: GM dealers will inspect and ensure that the intermediate steering shaft bolts are tightened to the proper specification. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about July 13, 2011. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 and GMC at 1-866-996-9463. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V339000 »