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Recall: 2001-2006 Silverado/Sierra (2500): SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]59495,59501,59502,59503,59504,59505[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
    Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 2500
    Model Year: 2001-2006[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]SERVICE BRAKES, AIR[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 6,800

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN FEDERAL-MOGUL NATIONAL AND CARQUEST AFTERMARKET HUB ASSEMBLIES, P/N 515058, SOLD FOR USE ON 2001-2006 GENERAL MOTORS 1500 AND 2500 4WD TRUCKS. ON THE SUBJECT HUB ASSEMBLIES, THE ABS SENSOR CORD DEPARTS FROM THE HUB ASSEMBLY AT A 90 DEGREE ANGLE. AS A RESULT, THERE IS A FIT ISSUE WITH THE BRAKE ROTOR DUST SHIELD INTERFERING WITH THE ABS SENSOR CORD. IF THE HUB ASSEMBLY IS INSTALLED DESPITE THIS INTERFERENCE, THE GAP BETWEEN THE ABS SENSOR AND THE TONE WHEEL MAY BE ALTERED. THIS MAY WEAKEN THE OUTPUT OF THE ABS SENSOR. DIMINISHED OUTPUT COULD RESULT IN AN UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS AND STOPPING DISTANCE COULD BE AFFECTED.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Consequence Summary: IF STOPPING DISTANCE IS LIMITED, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] FEDERAL-MOGUL WILL NOTIFY ITS OWNERS AND WILL EITHER CREDIT THE CUSTOMERS ACCOUNT OR REPLACE THE UNIT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2006. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL-MOGUL CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-563-8507 EXT 3530.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Notes: THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET NATIONAL AND CARQUEST HUB ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON 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)[/FONT]
     

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