2006 Chevrolet SILVERADO 2500 Steering Recall

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2006 Chevrolet SILVERADO 2500 Steering Recall

 NHTSA Recall #60405
NHTSA Compaign #06E010000
MFG Compaign #
 ModelSILVERADO 2500
 Model Year2006
 Date of notification18/05/22
 Begin date of manufacuring18/05/22
 End date of manufacturing18/05/22
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received01/02/06
 Report created01/02/06
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units1360
 Defect summaryCertain fabtech aftermarket replacement pitman arms, p/nos. Fts71000 and fts71001, installed for use on certain 2001-2006 gm c/k 2500 pick up trucks and sport utility vehicles. The pin located inside the pitman arm can shear off due to a reverse bending fatigue condition, resulting in a total loss of steering control.
 Consequence summaryLoss of steering control could lead to a vehicle crash with potential injury or death.
 Corrective actionFabtech will notify owners and replace the pitman and idler arms free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during february 2006. Owners may contact fabtech at 909-597-7800.
 Recall notesThis recall only pertains to aftermarket fabtech replacement pitman arms and has no relation to any original equipment installed on c/k 2500 pick ups, suvs, and hummer h2 vehicles manufactured by general motors. 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.

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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