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GMC W5500 Recalls

There have been 3 recalls on W5500 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-12-21 due to a problem with the engine and engine cooling. Approximately 2992 vehicles were involved. Since 2003, W5500's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the driveshaft. 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 W5500 vehicles

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2010-12-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-21)
Recall Summary: ISUZU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2007 ISUZU NPR, NQR, NRR, GMC W3500, W4500, W5500, AND CHEVROLET W3500, W4500, AND W5500 VEHICLES. THE OIL PIPE BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED PROPERLY DURING THE VEHICLE PRODUCTION PROCESS. IF NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED, THE BOLT MAY LOOSEN AFTER PROLONGED VEHICLE OPERATION, WHICH CAN RESULT IN OIL SEEPAGE OR LEAKAGE FROM THE PACKING SEALS. IN GENERAL, AS OIL IS LOST, THE OIL WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE, AND THERE MAY BE ABNORMAL ENGINE NOISE AND LOSS OF OIL CAN CAUSE ENGINE SEIZURE.
Hazard: IF THE ENGINE SEIZES WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN, THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SUDDEN DECELERATION LEADING TO AN INCREASED RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PACKING SEALS WITH NEW ONES AND THE BOLT WILL BE TIGHTENED WITH A SPECIFIED TORQUE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 28, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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=10V636000
   
2009-02-04 (Published by NHTSA on 2009-02-04)
Recall Summary: IZUSU IS RECALLING 2,836 MY 2008-2009 NPR/NQR AND NRR, GMC W3500, 4500 AND 5500, CHEVROLET W3500, 4500 AND 5500 TRUCKS. THE PROPELLER SHAFT WAS MANUFACTURED WITH INSUFFICIENT HIGH FREQUENCY HEAT TREATMENT. AS A RESULT, THE AFFECTED PORTION OF THE PROPELLER SHAFT MAY NOT MAINTAIN ITS DURABILITY THROUGH THE EXPECTED VEHICLE USEFUL LIFE.
Hazard: THE PROPELLER SHAFT COULD BREAK OFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVING, WHICH WOULD RESULT IN THE VEHICLE STALLING AND COASTING TO A STOP, OR LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PROPELLER SHAFT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ISUZU AT 1-866-441-9638.
Additional Info: 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=09V042000
   
2008-06-05 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-06-05)
Recall Summary: ISUZU IS RECALLING 16,859 MY 2006-2007 ISUZU NPR, NQR, NRR, GMC W3500, W4500, W5500 AND CHEVROLET W3500, W4500, W5500 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH DIESEL ENGINES. DIESEL FUEL MAY SEEP OR LEAK FROM THE FUEL PIPE AT THE UPPER OR LOWER FUEL PORT ON THE DIESEL FUEL SUPPLY PUMP.
Hazard: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES AND IF NO SEEPAGE OR LEAKAGE IS DETECTED, THE FUEL PIPE FITTINGS WILL BE TIGHTENED. IF SEEPAGE OR LEAKAGE IS DETECTED, THE FUEL SUPPLY PUMP WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW ONE. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON JUNE 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463, OR CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438..
Additional Info: 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=08V251000
   
2005-04-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-04-25)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH RPO IK9, DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DURABILITY AND TESTING, THE FUEL SWITCHING MANIFOLD SOLENOIDS LACK WATER OR SALT INTRUSION RESISTANCE, WHICH CAN LEAD TO FAILURE OF ONE OR MORE SOLENOIDS. FUEL SWITCHING MANIFOLD SOLENOID FAILURE WILL CAUSE INCORRECT FUEL DELIVERY RESULTING IN FUEL OVERFLOW FROM THE FUEL FILLER NECK.
Hazard: OVERFLOW FUEL MAY RESULT IN HIGH AMOUNT OF DIESEL FUEL LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SOLENOID VALVE ASSEMBLY WITH AN IMPROVED ASSEMBLY INCLUDING ADDITIONAL DETECTION CIRCUIT AND ENHANCED WATER RESISTANCE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.
Additional Info: RECALL NO. 05053.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=05V168000
   
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