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GMC C Series(medium) Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on C Series(medium) vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2001-05-02 due to a problem with the tie rod assembly. Approximately 6386 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, C Series(medium)'s have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled GMC C Series(medium) vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for GMC C Series(medium)

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2001-05-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-05-02)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS AND SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH TIE ROD ASSEMBLIES CONTAINING 24-DL MODEL BALL SOCKETS AND MANUFACTURED BY TRW. CERTAIN OF THE TIE ROD BALL-SOCKET BEARINGS HAVE A BELOW-SPECIFICATION CASE DEPTH AND/OR HARDNESS, WHICH CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE WEAR OF THE SOCKET.
Hazard: IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE PARTIAL CONTROL OF THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE BALL SOCKETS AND/OR DRAG LINKS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 24, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.
Additional Info: GM RECALL NO. 01030.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V044009
   
2001-04-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-04-26)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AXLE ASSEMBLIES WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH TRW MODEL 20EDL BALL SOCKETS. THE TIE ROD BALL-SOCKET BEARINGS HAVE A BELOW SPECIFICATION CASE DEPTH AND/OR HARDNESS WHICH CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE WEAR OUT OF THE SOCKET IN SOME APPLICATIONS.
Hazard: IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE STEERING CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BALL SOCKET ASSEMBLIES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 24, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V140001
   
2001-03-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-03-21)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY C SERIES VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN IMPCO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) CONVERSION KIT. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHICH THE ENGINE COULD BACKFIRE AND FRACTURE THE PLASTIC INLET ELBOW WITHIN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Hazard: IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR, AND THE HOOD OF THE VEHICLE WERE OPEN, PLASTIC FRAGMENTS FROM THE ELBOW COULD CAUSE INJURY TO PEOPLE IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA. IN ADDITION, THE VEHICLE WILL STOP RUNNING DUE TO INADEQUATE FUEL SUPPLY.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A TEMPORARY INLET ELBOW THAT IS REINFORCED WITH A FIBERGLASS WRAP. THE INSTALLATION OF THIS TEMPORARY ELBOW WILL ELIMINATE THE SAFETY CONDITION. FOR THE PERMANENT REPAIR, DEALERS WILL INSTALL ALUMINUM INLET ELBOWS. A PRELIMINARY OWNER NOTIFICATION WAS MAILED TO CONSUMERS DURING MAY 2001. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 21, 2001. A SEPARATE OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE MAILED WHEN PARTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PERMANENT REPAIR. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V080000
   
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