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NHTSA Recall 11V275000

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Vehicles:  Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana

NHTSA Recall 11V275000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V275000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     CHEVROLET / EXPRESS 1500 	    	2011
     GMC / SAVANA 1500 	    	2011
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 	Mfr's Report Date: MAY 05, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V275000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,593
Summary:
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CHEVROLET EXPRESS AND GMC SAVANA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS." SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A CLEARANCE CONDITION IN WHICH THE RIGHT REAR BRAKE HOSE MAY CONTACT THE TIRE OR WHEEL RIM. IF THE BRAKE HOSE REPEATEDLY CONTACTS THE TIRE OR WHEEL RIM, A HOLE COULD BE WORN IN THE BRAKE HOSE.
Consequence:
A DAMAGED BRAKE HOSE MAY REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE REAR BRAKES AND INCREASE THE DISTANCE REQUIRED TO STOP THE VEHICLE. AN INCREASED BRAKING DISTANCE MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL SECURE THE RIGHT REAR BRAKE HOSE TO ENSURE SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE MAY 13, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463 OR WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.
Notes:
GM'S SAFETY RECALL NO. 11126. OWNERS 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 .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
May 2011Representative Letter
From: Jim Moloney, General Motors
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 83KB - 2 pages
May 2011Recall Bulletin
Right Rear Brake Hose Contact with Tire/Wheel
General Motors
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 1.6MB - 8 pages
May 2011Recall Bulletin
Right Rear Brake Hose Contact with Tire/Wheel (Revised)
General Motors
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 1.5MB - 8 pages
5 May 2011To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: M.Carmen Benavides, General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 341KB - 3 pages
6 May 2011Brake Hoses/FMVSS 135
To: Carmen Benavides, General Motors, LLC
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 29KB - 3 pages
27 July 2011Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 166KB - 4 pages
25 October 2011Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 76KB - 4 pages
25 January 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 60KB - 4 pages
24 April 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 68KB - 4 pages
24 July 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 116KB - 4 pages
24 October 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V275000

PDF
- 148KB - 4 pages


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