Recall: 2011 Silverado/Sierra (1500): STEERING:LINKAGES

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]11V339000[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 1500
Model Year: 2011
MFG Campaign #: 11191

Description: STEERING:LINKAGES

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: GENERAL MOTORS LLC
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 739
Date owner notified by MFG: 6/28/2011

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

Defect Summary: GM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011CADILLAC ESCALADE, ESCALADE ESV; CHEVROLET SILVERADO HD, SILVERADO LD, SUBURBAN, TAHOE; AND GMC SIERRA HD, SIERRA LD, YUKON, AND YUKON XL VEHICLES. THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT ATTACHING BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION.
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Consequence Summary: THIS COULD ALLOW THE JOINTS TO SEPARATE, AND THE DRIVER COULD EXPERIENCE LOSS OF STEERING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary: GM DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND ENSURE THAT THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT BOLTS ARE TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JULY 13, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.

Recall Notes: GM RECALL NO. 11191 CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)
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