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NHTSA Recall 11V337000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Agency:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Vehicles:  Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

NHTSA Recall 11V337000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V337000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     CHEVROLET / COLORADO 	    	2011
     GMC / CANYON 	    	2011
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 	Mfr's Report Date: JUN 28, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V337000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,768
Summary:
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CHEVROLET COLORADO AND GMC CANYON PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.9 OR 3.7 LITER ENGINE AND A FOUR-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT," AND FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION." THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADJUSTMENT CLIP THAT MAY NOT RETAIN THE SHIFT CABLE IN THE CORRECT POSITION. IF THE SHIFT CABLE IS NOT IN THE CORRECT POSITION, THE PRNDL SHIFT LEVER MAY NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION OF THE TRANSMISSION GEAR. THE DRIVER COULD MOVE THE SHIFTER TO "PARK" AND REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY, BUT THE TRANSMISSION GEAR MAY NOT BE IN "PARK."
Consequence:
THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESTART THE VEHICLE, AND THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AWAY AS THE DRIVER OR OTHER OCCUPANTS EXIT THE VEHICLE OR HAVE EXITED, RESULTING IN THE POSSIBILITY OF THE VEHICLE STRIKING THEM OR SOMEONE AROUND THE VEHICLE, OR COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Remedy:
GM DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADJUSTMENT CLIP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JULY 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
Notes:
GM'S SAFETY RECALL NO. 11181. 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
28 June 2011Carmen Benavides, General Motors LLC
To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 354KB - 3 pages
30 June 2011FMVSS 102 & 114/Shift Lever & Theft Prevention
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Carmen Benavides, General Motors LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- KB - 3 pages
July 2011Representative Letter
General Motors
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 84KB - 3 pages
July 2011Shift Lever May Not Display Correct Gear
General Motors
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 1.1MB - 8 pages
25 October 2011Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 75KB - 4 pages
25 January 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 60KB - 4 pages
24 April 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 68KB - 4 pages
24 July 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 115KB - 4 pages
24 October 2012Quarterly Recall Progress Report
General Motors LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 147KB - 4 pages


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