2013 Chevrolet SUBURBAN Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device Recall

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2013 Chevrolet SUBURBAN Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device Recall

 NHTSA Recall #95261
NHTSA Compaign #13V001000
MFG Compaign #12331
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierCHEVROLET
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelSUBURBAN
 Model Year2013
 ComponentPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
 Date of notification17/01/13
 Begin date of manufacuring27/11/12
 End date of manufacturing18/12/12
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received02/01/13
 Report created02/01/13
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number102
Estimated number of affected units54686
 Defect summaryGeneral 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.
 Consequence summaryAs 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.
 Corrective actionGm 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.
 Recall notesGeneral 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 Recall #95260
NHTSA Compaign #13V001000
MFG Compaign #12331
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierCHEVROLET
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelSUBURBAN
 Model Year2013
 ComponentSTEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
 Date of notification17/01/13
 Begin date of manufacuring27/11/12
 End date of manufacturing18/12/12
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received02/01/13
 Report created02/01/13
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number102
Estimated number of affected units54686
 Defect summaryGeneral 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.
 Consequence summaryAs 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.
 Corrective actionGm 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.
 Recall notesGeneral 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.

  • 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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