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Chevrolet 8500 Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on 8500 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2007-05-02 due to a problem with the compressor. Approximately 1896 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, 8500's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the air. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Chevrolet Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Chevrolet 8500 vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Chevrolet 8500

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2006
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2007-05-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-05-02)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY CONVENTIONAL AND TILT CAB TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 7.8L DIESEL ENGINES AND AIR BRAKES, THE AIR COMPRESSOR MAY NOT BUILD ENOUGH AIR PRESSURE TO SUPPORT THE AIR BRAKE SYSTEM.
Hazard: IF THIS CONDITION WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS STATIONARY (BRAKES APPLIED) THE AIR BRAKES WOULD REMAIN APPLIED AND PREVENT THE VEHICLE FROM MOVING. IF THIS CONDITION WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, THE DUAL SYSTEM AIR PRESSURE GAUGES WOULD REGISTER THE DROP IN PRESSURE. IF THE PRESSURE CONTINUED TO DROP, THE LOW AIR PRESSURE WARNING BUZZER AND WARNING LAMP WOULD ACTIVATE AS DESIGNED, WARNING THE DRIVER TO MOVE THE VEHICLE TO A SAFETY LOCATION. IF THE DRIVER IGNORES THESE WARNINGS AND CONTINUES TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE, AND IF THERE WAS A CONTINUED LOSS OF PRESSURE, THE REAR SPRING PARKING BRAKES WOULD AUTOMATICALLY APPLY, PREVENTING THE TRUCK FROM BEING DRIVEN.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR COMPRESSOR HEAD. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 23, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463, OR ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
Additional Info: GM RECALL NO. 07066.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V190000
   
2006-07-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-07-13)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED SR-7 BENDIX BRAKE VALVES, THE CHECK VALVE INSIDE THE VALVE CAVITY MAY NOT PROPERLY SET, CAUSING INTERNAL AIR LEAKAGE. IF THE CHECK VALVE DOES NOT PROPERLY SEAT, THE RESULTING LEAKAGE CAN CAUSE A DELAY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE SPRING BRAKES TO PARK THE VEHICLE AFTER OPERATOR PULLS THE DASH VALVE BUTTON.
Hazard: THE DELAYED PARKING BRAKE APPLICATION CAN OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING, LEADING TO UNINTENDED VEHICLE ROLLAWAY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VALVES AND REPLACE IT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463, OR ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
Additional Info: GM RECALL NO. 06054. CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V254000
   
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Additional Chevrolet Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:
15002500
2500hd3500
3500hd5500
7500Astro
AvalancheAvalanche 1500
AveoB Series
B7Blazer
C SeriesC Series (medium)
C/k Chassis CabC/k Pickups
C10C20
C2500C30
C3500C3500hd
C4500C5500
C6C6500
C6h042C7
C7500Camaro
CapriceCaprice Police Pursuit
CaptivaCaptiva Sport
CavalierCg33803
ChevyCity Express
ClassicCobalt
ColoradoCorvette
Corvette Z06Cruze
EquinoxExpress
Express 1500Express 2500
Express 3500F6
F7G Series
G VanG20
G3500Gmt 560
HHRImpala
Impala (gmx 211)K10
K20K25
K2500K30
K3500Kodiak
Low Cab Forward 3500Low Cab Forward 4500
LuminaLumina Apv
MalibuMalibu Classic
Malibu EcoMalibu Hybrid
Malibu MaxxMonte Carlo
OptraS 10
S10S10e
Sierra PuSilverado
Silverado 1500Silverado 2500
Silverado 3500Silverado Hd
SonicSpark
Spark EvSS
SuburbanSuburban 1500
T SeriesT10
TahoeTahoe Police Pursuit
TopkickTrailblazer
Trailblazer ExtTraverse
TraxUplander
VANVenture
VoltW-series
W3500W4500
W5500Wt5500

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