The Avalanche is a full-sized crew-cab pickup with a unified cab and cargo bed. A removable panel behind the rear seats adds versatility by letting the cargo area extend into the cabin. A three-piece removable cover makes the cargo area weatherproof and secure. Virtues include a comfortable ride, a quiet cabin and available full-time four-wheel drive.
Alerts
There are 3 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for over 300,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2021 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"It appears that the vehicle was designed to have these issues!"

Anonymous, LA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Electronic or air suspension

"the charging compressor needed replacement"

Anonymous, AB (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Got message :Check rear suspension.Dealer quoted $700.OO For one rear shock plus $300.00 to install. Going to order online and install myself."

Allan V., SK (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The wiring for the auto level system shorted out and would blow a fuse. Repair was easy for the shop I take to was able isolate and repair. No other problems. This the second Avalanche we have owned. This one has the LTZ package to much equipment but was the only one I could find with out more the 100K miles on it"

Anonymous, NE (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Power steering pumps and hoses

"Hoses started leaking at 65000 miles. Dealer quoted $900 to replace. Still drivable and I've ordered replacement hoses for $100. Will install myself."

Lars S., CO (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Shocks or struts

"Simply. the rear shocks develped problems. serquentially"

Anonymous, WI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"air shock replacement"

Anonymous, AB (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"CHEVROLET claims a $650.00 rear shock is considered a load balancer and excessively over charges. a shock at a local parts store cost $49.00"

Anonymous, CT (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Right rear electronic shock absorber failed. $800+ repair."

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"replaced at shocks march 17,17 cost $1400.00"

R T., KS (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"We have had at different times each of the rear shocks malfuntion"

Anonymous, WI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Tie rods

"Front driver side tie rod end link broke."

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Tire wear is uneven

"Front tires had uneven wear on the inside edge. Rotated tires and still driving, but plan to replace worn suspension parts soon."

Lars S., CO (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"The Chevrolet emblems were water stained And discolored when I bought it"

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Side painted molding came loose. Very expensive to fix. I super-glued it and it is holding pretty well."

Anonymous, CO (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Side trim is just glued on from factory. Poor design. Way too much money to replace."

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"July 2013 Purchase August 2016 Noticed paint flaking along top of front windshield it was assumed at the time that as low as the probability of missing the windshield was that the metal above the windshield sustained a rock shot resulting in the paint chipping. Not much was thought of this at the time, I touched it up and left it at that. At this time it was also noted that apparent rubbing next to trim on both passenger and driver rear doors was causing paint removal and assumed to be normal wear. The defects were not reported to the dealer as I assumed the aforementioned were normal wear at the time. April 2017- 63537 Miles, took Avalanche to Moran Chevrolet for routine 6K Tire Rotation, following paint issue worsening, I registered complaint with Service at Moran about paint flaking over windshield and other areas of the vehicle, I explained it started small (thought it might be a remote chance of a stone chip in August of '16 so I ignored) only to get worse through winter and by this tire rotation. I explained I clearly take care of my vehicles and wanted to see if they would warrant the issue as clearly there is a failure in the paint process. He said he would discuss it with Wayne. Following service Scott Fleming informed that GM declines both warranty and Goodwill coverage for poor paint flaking per Wayne the service manager due to second owner scenario (This was a TAG vehicle owned by my Sister). After arriving home and conducting walk around of vehicle to inspect post winter and prior to trip to Jersey I noted the blistering (delamination) of paint in front of driver rear wheel well as well (this would insinuate inside out rusting and was a confirmed problem by two body shops I visited). Following a several month long volley with Chevrolet Executive Liaison exchanges and no resolve I have decided that after being a lifelong customer of GM and in spite of having many family members employed at many levels in the corporation that they have just cost themselves a lifelong customer due to their denial of responsibility for inferior paint quality and thus a 50K vehicle that from a paint prospective is the absolute worst I have owned in over 40 years of driving."

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Paint flaking off from above windshield."

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The issues initiated August '16 with a 1" x 1/2" "chip", I assumed a low probability rock shot above the windshield and touched up. This spring the delamination has grown to over 12" in length and several other areas across and above the windshield. Additionally where trim meets the rear window the paint has rubbed off and also adjacent to the third brake light. The color is Topaz Blue. Further my Spring inspection revealed a rust bubble in front of the Driver Rear wheel well indicating rust fr"

Robert B., MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The plastic rear bumper had paint chipped off most likely from stepping on the bumper to climb into the truck bed"

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Paint was chipping and Chevy would not repair dealer did share cost though"

John E., TN (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Rust

"Small rust above front windshield. Under Warranty, dealer repaired"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"July 2013 Purchase August 2016 Noticed paint flaking along top of front windshield it was assumed at the time that as low as the probability of missing the windshield was that the metal above the windshield sustained a rock shot resulting in the paint chipping. Not much was thought of this at the time, I touched it up and left it at that. At this time it was also noted that apparent rubbing next to trim on both passenger and driver rear doors was causing paint removal and assumed to be normal wear. The defects were not reported to the dealer as I assumed the aforementioned were normal wear at the time. April 2017- 63537 Miles, took Avalanche to Moran Chevrolet for routine 6K Tire Rotation, following paint issue worsening, I registered complaint with Service at Moran about paint flaking over windshield and other areas of the vehicle, I explained it started small (thought it might be a remote chance of a stone chip in August of '16 so I ignored) only to get worse through winter and by this tire rotation. I explained I clearly take care of my vehicles and wanted to see if they would warrant the issue as clearly there is a failure in the paint process. He said he would discuss it with Wayne. Following service Scott Fleming informed that GM declines both warranty and Goodwill coverage for poor paint flaking per Wayne the service manager due to second owner scenario (This was a TAG vehicle owned by my Sister). After arriving home and conducting walk around of vehicle to inspect post winter and prior to trip to Jersey I noted the blistering (delamination) of paint in front of driver rear wheel well as well (this would insinuate inside out rusting and was a confirmed problem by two body shops I visited). Following a several month long volley with Chevrolet Executive Liaison exchanges and no resolve I have decided that after being a lifelong customer of GM and in spite of having many family members employed at many levels in the corporation that they have just cost themselves a lifelong customer due to their denial of responsibility for inferior paint quality and thus a 50K vehicle that from a paint prospective is the absolute worst I have owned in over 40 years of driving."

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Frame coating has been coming off for the last several years causing rust on frame."

Dennis S., MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"This vehicle has the enhanced paint package. I wash my truck regularity and store it in a climate controlled garage. I have had the paint sealed 3 times since the purchase. Yet, the paint on the lower third began to bubble and crack about 2 years ago. (Less than 5 years old and less than 100,000 miles) It now has significant rust damage. I looked into how it can be cosmetically repaired and was told no body shop would fix it for a reasonable price. "This is a common problem with 2013 Chevrolet's". Which I believe to be true. We also have a 2013 Silverado with rust worse than the Avalanche."

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The issues initiated August '16 with a 1" x 1/2" "chip", I assumed a low probability rock shot above the windshield and touched up. This spring the delamination has grown to over 12" in length and several other areas across and above the windshield. Additionally where trim meets the rear window the paint has rubbed off and also adjacent to the third brake light. The color is Topaz Blue. Further my Spring inspection revealed a rust bubble in front of the Driver Rear wheel well indicating rust fr"

Robert B., MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"The rear over the cab third brake light quit working and wouldn't pass Pennsylvania State Safety Inspection. After looking into the problem, I discovered that many other Avalanche trucks and Cadillac Escalade models with the large across the cab brake light have encountered the same issue. Water gets into the light module and shorts it out. The price to repair/replace the light was quite high, over $700. I called GM informing them that I believe this to be a design flaw. They opened a case for me and over several weeks working together with the dealer, they agreed to perform the repair for a price of $200. Although I still feel like this is a design flaw and GM should have covered this repair free of charge. I also realize saving $500. was a deal I needed to grab. I spoke with the mechanic who was assigned to replace the light assembly and requested he be creative with some silicone sealant when installing the new light. He assured me he would. After getting the truck back, I climbed up to see if I could detect any sealant. I did see some silicone bleed out of the area between the light and the body. It's located up high and will never be seen by anyone unless they climb up there and purposely look. Now if it helps as I hope it will, there should be no more water issues. If GM ever agrees that this is a safety issue (brake light) and issues a recall, they owe me $200."

W R., PA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"High rate of failure on the Day Time running lights. (5 lights in 6 years) They are not easily replaced by the owner and are expensive to have the service shop replace"

Anonymous, MN (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Day running light on drivers side keeps going out"

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"CHML had water collecting in the housing and burned it out. It was replaced NC by selling new car dealer"

Dennis S., MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The third brake light gets full of water/moisture. I have taken it to the dealer and they changed it 4 times, then said that it was normal. Water in electrical components are not normal, however it continues to work"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Headlights

"Excessive moisture in headlight. Caused failure which required replacement of headlight assembly"

Stephen B., AR (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Remote engine starter

"works sometimes"

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Seals and/or weather-stripping

"They had a problem finding the leak"

Anonymous, NE (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Water pools up on driver side floorboard, saturating carpet."

Anonymous, MS (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Squeaks or rattles

"I've had a rattle in my dashboard since I bought the truck new. The dealer was suppose to fix the problem but it still exists."

Anonymous, NY (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"dash has rattled since day one. Brakes had issues with warning indication which eventually got fixed, but did cause some permanent wear which dealer would not take responsibility for"

Kathleen S., KS (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Many plastic squeaks in the interior."

Anonymous, MN (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Broken and crack dashboard"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The dashboard rattles terribly"

Anonymous, LA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

"The door handle on both passenger and driver side has totally broken (unable to open the door). This has happened on the passenger side before. Also, the inside door/armrest has broken/pulled away from door in places."

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"The inner handle on the drivers door broken but usable. $500 to fix."

Anonymous, OR (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Driver's door handle broke inside the door. New door handle was replaced while I waited."

Anonymous, CA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Outside RH door handle pulled off. It is made of plastic with a chrome covering. No excess force was used to open the door when it pulled loose. Dealership said it was not an uncommon problem and it was covered by the warrently"

Anonymous, IA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Locks and latches

"left rear door handle became loose off the door. Required new door handle to fix."

Anonymous, CA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"Both external front driver and passenger door handles broke. Cost $200 each to fix"

John G., MO (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Windows

"The removable rear window has been replaced on two occasions. the plastic glass surround cracks and separates"

Anonymous, MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Automatic climate control

"Control module for dual temperature control failed causing A/C not to work on passenger side"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

"From day of purchase, climate control shuts down when vehicle stops. I have to turn it back on to start up again."

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Heater system

"vent motor"

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Refrigerant leaks

"Air conditioner leaks inside on the passenger floorboard"

Anonymous, (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Engine light would not go out. Had to have computer repaired"

Anonymous, OR (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Engine knock or ping

"This engine has started to make ticking noises at idle. Dealer says this is normal"

Michael R., MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Oil leaks

"Broken PCV baffle caused engine to burn oil and foul spark plugs"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Stability control (ESC)

"As with the traction control, 3 to 4 times a year warning lights and chimes go off indicating the ESC is turned off. Seems to do it most frequently when it is raining."

Anonymous, KY (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Traction control

"At least 3 to 4 times a year warning lights go off indicating Traction Control is turned off. This started happening approximately around the second year of ownership."

Anonymous, KY (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Coil

"Coil packs are not good quality!"

Anonymous, LA (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Electronic ignition

"This engine suffers from rough idle. Seems to be getting worse. Dealer says this is normal"

Michael R., MI (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Normal routine brake wear

"My break pads wore down to the rotors without any warning. At my last inspection by the dealer they didn't tell me that I should replace the pads.(I drive 5,000 miles a year.)"

Anonymous, NY (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)
Rotors

"Rotors were seized onto the hubs which made them too hard to remove to resurface"

Anonymous, NJ (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Engine rebuild or replacement

"Engine rebuild due to oil consumption"

John E., TN (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"I got a new phone and can not connect pair with the bluetooth in the Avalanche. Do to the virus I can nopt take to the dealer."

Anonymous, FL (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Replaced 2 O2 sensors"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Chevrolet Avalanche None 5.3-L V8)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

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Recalls
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AIR BAGS
Feb 05, 2021
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of AL, CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, SC, TX, PR, AS, GU, the MP, and VI or "Zone A." Additionally GM is recalling certain 2011-2014 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, Yukon XL and 2011-2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of AZ, AR, DE, DC, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NM, NC, OH, OK, PA, TN, VA, and WV or "Zone B." Additionally, GM is recalling certain 2010-2014 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL and 2010-2013 Cadillac Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY or "Zone C." These vehicles are equipped with non-desiccated passenger frontal inflators containing phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) propellant. These inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.
What should you do:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk were mailed on February 25, 2021. Second notification letters will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owner notification letters were mailed to 40 VIN owners on May 11, 2021. A second owner notification letter was mailed to all other owners on January 24, 2022. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006; and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N212328800.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 21V054000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1778128
AIR BAGS
Feb 05, 2021
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500/3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500/3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A." Additionally, GM is recalling certain 2010 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500/3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500/3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B." Additionally, GM is recalling certain 2009 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500/3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500/3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or "Zone C."
What should you do:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk were mailed on February 24, 2021. Second notification letters will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owner notification letters were mailed on May 11, 2021. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006; Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N212328790.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 21V053000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 692526
POWER TRAIN, STEERING
Jan 02, 2013
As a result, the vehicle may shift from Park with the ignition key removed or the ignition key in the OFF position. The vehicle may also shift out of Park without application of the brake pedal while the key is off. Either of these scenarios may cause the vehicle to roll away after the driver has exited the vehicle, resulting in a possible vehicle crash and/or injury.
Summary:
General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and Escalade EXT; Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado HD, Silverado LD, Suburban, and Tahoe; and GMC Savana, Sierra HD, Sierra LD, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles, manufactured between November 7, 2012, through December 18, 2012, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect", and FMVSS No. 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention." The vehicles may have been built with a fractured park lock cable or a malformed steering column lock actuator gear in the lock module assembly.
What should you do:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and replace the steering column as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on January 21, 2013. Chevrolet owners may call 1-800-630-2438. Cadillac owners may call 1-866-982-2339. GMC owners may call 1-866-996-9463.
For more information:
General Motors' number for this recall is 12331.Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V001000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 54686
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