This Texas-size wagon becomes your home-on-wheels on a long cross country trip. Ride, handling and braking are much improved over its truck-like predecessor. The Suburban seats eight comfortably with room for their luggage. Parking is still awkward and fuel economy is not great.
Alerts
There are 9 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 about 420,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2019 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 2001 Chevrolet Suburban owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Climate System

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

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"A/C compressor failed. Compressor, belt and belt tensioner were replaced by non dealer mechanics shop"

Anonymous, TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"The system needs recharging every spring. If there's a slow leak, we can't find it"

Richard P., CT (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Unsure 5.2-L V8)

"We had to get a new one"

Anonymous, OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"AC stopped working. Blower worked but no cold air"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"My A/C went out, I am not positive it was the condenser or the compressor, but something major had to be replaced. Not really unusual for a car that age I guess"

Anonymous, TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Unsure 5.2-L V8)

"Had a leak in lower corner"

Anonymous, OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Heated or cooled seat controls

"Heated seats come on randomly while driving, although I am not touching anything. Very frustrating because it is hard to see the lights for the "heated seats on" indicator during the day & out of the blue I just feel extreme heat. Since it is hot muc"

Anonymous, TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Unsure 5.2-L V8)
Heater system

"Heater system does not heat well. Cannot get car very warm in cold weather"

Anonymous, NC (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"metal tube from front of vehicle to rear heater core carrying coolant rubbed against vehicle body and began leaking. vehicle length tube no longer manufactured. Mechanic used heater tubing to replace leaking section of metal tube. problem solved"

Mike K., CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"after you turn the heat/cool knob to hot, it will not respond if you turn it back to cold until you have turned off the ignition and let it sit for about ten minutes"

Anonymous, IN (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Refrigerant leaks

"unsure of leak area 1. leak at low side inlet valve core 2. Unsure"

R K., AZ (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Base 5.2-L V8)

"Refrigerant leak requires re-charge of system 1-2 times a year for a/c to work"

Anonymous, OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-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

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Periodically get engine check light that when checked always shows code for catalytic converter possible problems. Pressure drop across catalytic converters is high but less than one (1) psi so continue to drive. Check engine light seems to come &"

Bernard B., OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Fuel gauge/sender

"Fuel Guage was included with new fuel pump but is inaccurage. Need to use trip odometer to guage miles till empty"

Anonymous, TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"The fuel pump went out this winter. It was unexpected. I have had very few mechanical problems with this car. It was more expensive to fix then we anticipated"

Kristin E., WA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Original Fuel pump quit working and was bad at 235000 miles"

Anonymous, TN (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"The Fuel pump is a royal pain to fix. Its in the Gas tank which must be removed in order to replace the fuel pump. Way too much effort for a simple repair"

Dan S., ID (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Fuel pump failed suddenly and completely. Required tow to shop"

Thomas A., MI (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Fuel pump needed replacement"

Thomas H., AL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"fuel pump is not maintaining proper pressure in fuel line, causing delayed and multiple starts. Too expensive at $1000 to replace for a $6000 car"

Anonymous, OK (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Fuel pump failed"

Anonymous, OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Fuel pump died while driving the car. Had to be towed to dealers"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Brakes

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

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"brakes chatter & light goes on in dash"

Anonymous, IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"This was the 2nd time in the lifetime of this suburban that the ABS motor went out"

Mike W., CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Front wheel sensors corroded"

Anonymous, MD (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Antilock has for 5+ yrs occasionally released braking on a wheel after hitting a bump during braking. Finally got it solved by replacing front right hub - which included the speed sensor. problem solved"

Mike K., CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"The ABS sensor has failed and ABS is no longer functional"

Anonymous, MA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Back brakes worn out. Normal"

Randy W., TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Brakes with 101000 miles of ware"

James R., FL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Normal break wear turned to rotor wear because of my neglect, therefore replaced all on front: rotors, calipers, and pads"

Bernard B., OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"This is same premature wear problem. The rear rotors were replaced as part of normal maintenance and after a year they were already wearing out. The mechanic could not explain the abnormal wear but installed higher performance rotors as the replacement and there have been no further issues"

D C., NJ (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Premature brake wear

"I had to replace the rear rotors on the Suburban after having replaced them the year before due to excessive wear. The mechanic could not explin it but installed higher performance rotors when replacing them and there have been no further issues"

D C., NJ (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-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

"driver's door hinge and locking system has been replaced twice"

Anonymous, MI (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Glass defects

"Windshield adhesive failed. Replaced windshield"

Laird N., IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Lock on the back hatch did not work"

Anonymous, NC (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Rear barn door remote operation of latch failed due to failure of small motor in locking mechanism. Repaired it myself with a $8 motor. Very detailed and technical repair. Dealer would be $400"

Randy W., TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"1, power window failed"

Anonymous, TN (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Three out of four power windows have failed. One has failed twice. Cheap plastic parts used in window mechanisms!"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Mirrors

"Auto dimming outside mirror on driver's side got too dark so I replaced it"

Randy W., TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Engine Minor

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

What Owners Say

Accessory belts or pulleys

"replaced all tensioner pulleys"

Anonymous, IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Oil leaks

"Can't find where oil is leaking from"

Anonymous, WA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Needs seals according to auto tech"

Anonymous, WA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"oil pan, and rear oil seal leak significantly"

Anonymous, VA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Base 5.2-L V8)

"Transfer case"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"The seals on the front diffenrual needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, AK (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Its a slow leak that has yet to be diagnosed"

Anonymous, CO (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Unsure 5.2-L V8)

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

Power steering pumps and hoses

"This was a sudden failure as well. I went to dinner at a local restaurant with friends. When we went to leave, as I backed out of the parking space, the steering was unbelievably heavy and ultimately I couldn't get enough leverage to steer properly,"

David C., NJ (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Shocks or struts

"rear out adjust compressor went out and the the shocks developed problems and they would stay inflated now. And we had replaced the compressor for $1200.00 and the air bags on the shocks failed after and was an additional $1000.00 to repair"

Anonymous, WA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Tie rods

"driver side tie rod/s broke/wore out requiring $1500 in repair costs"

Anonymous, OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Ball joints

"They get old and wear out. Especially, the off highway driving you do"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Poor design. Weak. Common problem to develop cracks and break"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Wheel bearings

"Repacked both front end bearings"

Daniel R., NC (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Transmission failed and had to be replaced"

Dean A., NY (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"It was a surprise. The truck was working fine and i was going to bible study with a friend and just a few miles from home, the transmission started to slip. With 2 more miles it had failed completely. I had no other warning. I had it replaced quickly"

David C., NJ (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Original transmission finally failed at 350,000 miles. It was a champion. Rebuilt the transmission and have driven over 16000 miles since without problem"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"I experienced a transmission failure, resulting in transmission replacement"

Anonymous, IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Original transmission with 220xxx miles wasn't shifting as it should. Would not shift beyond second gear. Replaced it with a reman transmission"

Anonymous, OK (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Paint/Trim

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

What Owners Say

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"chalking on roof and mud guards"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Clear coat and base paint (grey) have deteriorated on the top and side of vehicle. The top surface is beginning to rust"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Rust

"despite maintaining rust has eaten the body away, mostly in the last 12 months"

Anonymous, MI (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"Rear quarter-panels rusting on both sides. Normal for winter climates and salted roads"

Laird N., IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Lower body panels rusted through (car has been driven in Vermont every winter. Has seen a lot of salt)"

J B., PA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-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

Driveshaft or axle

"Driveshaft bearings started falling out; loss of driveshaft was eminent. Driveshaft was replaced at my cost"

Anonymous, IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
4WD/AWD components

"Front transfer case bad. Rebuilt for $1500"

Randy W., TX (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Differential

"Had to replace with a remanufactured differential"

Carroll N., NC (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Transfer case

"Transfer case failure caused loss of 4WD and shorting of fuses"

Anonymous, MA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Engine Cooling

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

What Owners Say

"Had to replace radiator due leak"

R K., AZ (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Base 5.2-L V8)

"See previous comments"

Anonymous, LA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"need replace"

Raylene W., NE (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-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

"older model suburbans have an extremely dangerous situation where the vehicle just turns off while driving and you have nothing: no brakes, steering anything...won't recall it though. weird"

Anonymous, WI (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

"Continuous issues with warning lights on Anti-lock brakes. I believe in order to get this to quick coming on, no matter how often the brakes are looked at and reset the light continues to come on"

Anonymous, SD (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Interior lights

"Interior light switch experienced a short such that dash lights/gauges were not lighted at times"

Thomas H., AL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

Engine Major

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

What Owners Say

Cylinder head

"head gasket leak"

James A., AR (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Engine rebuild or replacement

"The head in the radiator cracked causing coolant to leak into the motor oil and into my engine. I had to order a new GMC reman engine for $7,200 (pats,labor, and tax)"

Mike W., CA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)

"228000 miles required engine replacement"

Anonymous, IL (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-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

Electronic ignition

"faulty crankshaft position sensor. repaired for $80"

Stephen P., MO (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Ignition switch

"Problem was with a 2001 Blazer s10 Ignition switch had to be replaced and the radiator was leaking now the door hinge bushings on the driver side needs replacement and needs the intake manifold gasket needs replacement,"

Anonymous, LA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

Exhaust

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

What Owners Say

Exhaust leaks

"Had a joint come loose"

Anonymous, NE (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)
Pipes

"Had a joint come loose"

Anonymous, NE (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

Body Integrity

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

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"Drivers side floor mat wet after rain"

Anonymous, OH (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-L V8)
Squeaks or rattles

"Bad rattle caused by failing of rear parking brake linings"

John F., WI (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.2-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

CD player

"CD player hasn't worked for years"

Anonymous, CO (2001 Chevrolet Suburban Unsure 5.2-L V8)

Transmission Minor

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

What Owners Say

Transmission leaks

"Needs a seal, according to auto tech"

Anonymous, WA (2001 Chevrolet Suburban LS 5.2-L V8)

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Recalls
PROVIDED BY
WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB
Dec 17 2007
WHEEL SEPARATION CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL REPLACEMENT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES WITH THE BRAND NAMES: NATIONAL, CARQUEST P/NOS. 515020, 515021, 515025, 515053, 515054, 515059, AND 515060, SHIPPED BETWEEN JANUARY 23, 2006, AND DECEMBER 20, 2007, SOLD FOR LIGHT DUTY AND MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS. THE INBOARD RETENTION NUT USED TO MAINTAIN HUB BEARING ASSEMBLY CAN LOOSEN RESULTING IN AN ABS LIGHT INDICATION, NOISE, AND/OR WHEEL SEPARATION.
What should you do:
FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS AND WILL REPLACE THE HUB ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 7, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL TOLL-FREE AT 877-489-6659.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO REPLACEMENT NATIONAL, CARQUEST WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY GENERAL MOTORS OR FORD.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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07E106000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 130000
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Nov 07 2007
IF THE SENSOR BECOMES COMPLETELY INOPERATIVE, THE ENGINE WILL QUIT RUNNING AND WILL NOT RE-START. EITHER OF THESE FAILURES CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN 8.1L V8 ENGINE, THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION CAN OPERATE INTERMITTENTLY OR FAIL COMPLETELY. IF THE SENSOR OPERATES INTERMITTENTLY, THE SES LIGHT MAY ILLUMINATE AND THE VEHICLE MAY RUN ROUGH. THE ENGINE MAY STALL, AND IF SO, MAY RE-START IMMEDIATELY OR AFTER A COOL DOWN PERIOD.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 18, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
For more information:
GM RECALL NO. 06083.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V521000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11974
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
May 19 2006
THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE AN INADEQUATE SEAL AT THE CONNECTION, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO A FUEL LEAK. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Summary:
CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS, FRAM BRAND NAME P/N G3727, WITH DATE CODES X52911 THROUGH X60801 SEQUENTIALLY OR X600141 AND A MEXICO COUNTRY OR ORIGIN MARKING ON THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 18, 2005, THROUGH MARCH 21, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE AND ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES. (TO SEE THE SCHOOL BUS ENGINE SIZES, CLICK ON "DOCUMENT SEARCH" AND THEN "BUS APPLICATIONS"). THE CONNECTOR ON THE FUEL FILTER WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO HONEYWELL'S SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAT CORRECTLY ON THE FUEL LINE.
What should you do:
HONEYWELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-890-2075 (OPTION 1).
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET FRAM FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLES LISTED.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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E043000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 88303
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Mar 23 2006
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Summary:
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
What should you do:
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.
For more information:
THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO PRO-A MOTORS AFTERMARKET LAMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED "LAMP MODEL NUMBERS."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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E026000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 61944
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Aug 29 2005
THIS CAN CAUSE INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES DURING LOW-SPEED BRAKE APPLICATIONS, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY.
What should you do:
DEALERS ARE TO REMOVE THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AND THOROUGHLY CLEAN THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR MOUNTING SURFACE ON THE BEARING, APPLY RUST INHIBITOR TO THE CLEANED SURFACE, GREASE THE MOUNTING SURFACE, REINSTALL THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR, AND CHECK THE PEAK-TO-PEAK OUTPUT VOLTAGE TO ENSURE THE WHEEL SPEED SIGNAL IS WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
For more information:
GM RECALL NO. 05068. GM REVISED THE INVOLVED VEHICLES BY AMENDING THE ORIGINAL 573 REPORT ON OCTOBER 4, 2005. GM REVISED THE ORIGINAL 573 REPORT ON DECEMBER 16, 2005, TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL STATES AND VEHICLE POPULATION.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V379000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1353718
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Apr 14 2005
IF THE IGNITION CIRCUIT WIRE IS EXPOSED, THE FUEL PUMP FUSE WILL BLOW, DISABLING THE FUEL PUMP AND CAUSING AN ENGINE STALL OR NO-START CONDITION. IF SUFFICIENT HEAT IS CONDUCTED TO THE PASS-THROUGH CONNECTOR, A HOLE IN THE CONNECTOR MAY RESULT, WHICH MAY CAUSE A 'SERVICE ENGINE SOON' LIGHT TO BE ILLUMINATED DURING THE EMISSION SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC ROUTINE. FUEL VAPOR AND IN SOME CASES LIQUID FUEL MAY LEAK OUT OF THE FUEL TANK THROUGH THE HOLE IN THE CONNECTOR BODY. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. ALSO IF THE IGNITION CIRCUIT OR GROUND WIRE IS EXPOSED AND SHORTS TO THE FUEL LEVEL SENDER CARD WIRES, INACCURATE FUEL LEVEL READINGS MAY RESULT.
Summary:
CERTAIN TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH FUEL MODULE RESERVOIR ASSEMBLIES THAT CONTAIN FUEL PUMP WIRES CONNECTORS MAY OVERHEAT UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FUEL TANK, AND REMOVE THE MODULE RESERVOIR ASSEMBLIES FROM THE TANK, AND INSTALL A NEW SERVICE KIT FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM LETTER TO OWNERS WAS MAILED ON MAY 25, 2005. THE OWNERS WERE RE-NOTIFIED ON OCTOBER 19, 2005, SINCE PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
For more information:
GM RECALL NO. 05027. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V155000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 316508
STRUCTURE
Mar 07 2003
THIS OVERHEATING CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE RUNNING BOARD TO MELT OR CAUSE A FIRE.
Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE RUNNING BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 7, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SOUTHERN COMFORT AT 1-800-745-6096.
For more information:
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V094000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3674
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
May 17 2001
IN A CRASH, INCREASED OCCUPANT INJURY COULD RESULT FROM THE NO-LOCK CONDITION.
Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INTERNAL COMPONENT IN THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE 2ND AND 3RD ROW OF SEATS THAT COULD BE CRACKED. WITH REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE LOCKING MECHANISM, THE CRACK COULD SPREAD TO THE POINT SUCH THAT THE SEAT BELT WOULD NO LONGER LOCK.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELTS FOR SPECIFIC LOT NUMBERS AND REPLACE THE BELTS IF NECESSARY. GM IS ENCLOSING AN INSPECTION PROCEDURE FOR THE OWNERS TO USE OR THEY CAN HAVE THEIR DEALERS DO THE INSPECTIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 2, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.
For more information:
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V159000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9196
STRUCTURE:BODY
Oct 25 2000
THESE GASES COULD FLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT IF THE PLUG IS MISSING OR LOOSE AND COULD CAUSE POSSIBLE ILLNESS, UNCONSCIOUSNESS, OR DEATH.
Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE LOOSE OR MISSING REAR WHEELHOUSE PLUGS. UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATING CONDITIONS, EXHAUST GASES CAN FLOW FORWARD AND ACCUMULATE IN THE REAR WHEELHOUSE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR LOOSE OR MISSING WHEELHOUSE PLUGS AND INSTALL NEW PLUGS IF NECESSARY.
For more information:
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 16, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V343000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 35659
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