General Motors has issued a recall for 3.4 million of their SUVs and trucks. Braking issues are responsible for 113 accidents so far.
After an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), General Motors is recalling 3.4 million of their trucks and SUVs, due to a problem with the vehicles' brakes as they age. The recall was issued on September 6.
Last year, General Motors (GM) received 111 complaints from vehicle owners about braking problems, which, at that time, had already been the cause of nine accidents and two injuries. Almost a year after the NHTSA's investigation began, the issue (which has to do with the power-assist pump) has now been the culprit in 113 accidents and 13 injuries.
The vehicles included in the recall are:
- 2014-2018 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500, 2500, and 3500
- 2015-2017 Cadillac Escalade
- 2015-2018 GMC Yukon, Chevy Suburban, and Tahoe
Courtesy of GM Authority
Owners with vehicles that are still under warranty will be provided with a loaner vehicle until their truck or SUV is repaired!
What to do:
If you own one of the recalled vehicles, you can punch your VIN number into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, print out the recall, and take your vehicle in to be repaired at an official GMC, Chevrolet, or Cadillac dealership.
Dealerships can be contacted at the following numbers:
Chevrolet at 800-630-2438
Cadillac at 800-458-8006
GMC at 800-462-8782
Be sure to include GM's recall number N192268490 when referencing your vehicle.
Do you own one of these vehicles? Have you taken it in for repair? Have you experienced any braking problems? Tell us in the comments!