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GMC C6 Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on C6 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2002-11-06 due to a problem with the gasoline. Approximately 2011 vehicles were involved. Since 1998, C6's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the automatic transmission. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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

Recalled GMC C6 vehicles

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2002-11-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-11-06)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY C-SERIES AND B7 SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH A 7.4 LITER GAS ENGINE AND AN IMPCO LPG CONVERSION KIT. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE ENGINE BACKFIRES WITH SUFFICIENT FORCE TO DAMAGE THE ENGINE AIR INTAKE SYSTEM AND THE AIR CLEANER FILTER ELEMENT.
Hazard: IF THE DAMAGED AIR CLEANER PARTS ARE DISLODGED FROM THEIR NORMAL POSITION, THESE PARTS COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND/OR HOT EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) VALVE TUBE RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED MIXER BONNET AND AIR CLEANER HOUSING COVER, SELECTIVE UPGRADES IN VARIOUS CONNECTIONS RELATED TO THE AIR INDUCTION SYSTEM, AND IF NEEDED, A NEW AIR CLEANER FILTER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 18, 2002. 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. 02044. ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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=02V287000
   
2002-07-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2002-07-23)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 8.1 L ENGINES AND LEFT HAND OR DUAL FUEL TANKS, SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION WHERE THE FUEL FILTER-TO-COMPONENT BOX MOUNTING BOLTS ARE REVERSED. WITH THE BOLTS REVERSED, THE THREADED BOLT END IS ORIENTED TOWARD THE FRONT WALL OF THE LEFT HAND FUEL TANK.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL CRASH, THE THREADED END OF THE BOLTS COULD PIERCE THE FRONT WALL OF THE FUEL TANK RESULTING IN FLUE LEAKAGE. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WERE PRESENT, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND CORRECTLY INSTALL THE TWO FUEL FILTER MOUNTING BOLTS, IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 8, 2002. 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, CUSTOMERS CAN 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=02V183000
   
2000-09-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-09-26)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL BUSES, MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS AND TRACTORS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 14, 2000 FOR THE B7 SERIES SCHOOL BUSES AND ON MARCH 15, 2001, FOR THE MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS AND TRACTORS. 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 1-800-222-1022 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782. 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=00V232008
   
2000-08-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-08-25)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS. THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COULD LEAK FROM A HEAT DEGRADED TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLER HOSE ONTO THE EXHAUST SYSTEM ON THE PASSENGER'S SIDE OF THE VEHICLE.
Hazard: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLER INLET HOSE AND OUTLET HOSE DESIGNED WITH A HEAT SLEEVE AND ENSURE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE TO THE EXHAUST SYSTEM TAKE-DOWN PIPE. DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE RIGHT-HAND EXHAUST MANIFOLD SEAL FOR LEAKAGE, AND REPLACE IF NECESSARY.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN PHASES AND THE FIRST PHASE BEGAN SEPTEMBER 26, 2000. 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.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=00V236000
   
1999-11-18 (Published by NHTSA on 1999-11-18)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM DUTY CONVENTIONAL CAB TRUCKS AND SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, HAVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE END RODS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN CRIMPED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. OVER TIME, THE SHIFT CABLE COULD BE PULLED OUT OF THE ROD END CAUSING THE DRIVER TO LOSE THE ABILITY TO MANUALLY CHANGE TRANSMISSION GEARS.
Hazard: WITH THIS CONDITION, THE VEHICLE MAY MOVE IN A DIRECTION NOT ANTICIPATED BY THE DRIVER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW SHIFT CABLE.
Additional Info: GM RECALL NO. 99040.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 30, 1999. 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. 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=99V320000
   
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