Defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
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 Defect Investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche

There have been 12 defect investigations conducted for the following Chevrolet Avalanche model year vehicles.

1 Brake hoses, lines/piping, and fittings defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Mar. 30, 2010. It was closed on Jan. 5, 2011. The office of defects investigation (odi) received defect petition dp10-003 on March 2, 2010, requesting the investigation of model year (my) 2003 Chevrolet silverado 2500hd 4wd pickup trucks for corrosion failures of the vehicle brake lines.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2000 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2001 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, the 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2003 Chevrolet Suburban, the 1999 GMC Sierra, the 2000 GMC Sierra, the 2001 GMC Sierra, the 2002 GMC Sierra, the 2003 GMC Sierra, the 1999 GMC Tahoe, the 2000 GMC Tahoe, the 2001 GMC Tahoe, the 2002 GMC Tahoe, the 2003 GMC Tahoe, the 1999 GMC Yukon, the 2000 GMC Yukon, the 2001 GMC Yukon, the 2002 GMC Yukon, the 2003 GMC Yukon.
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2 Fuses and circuit breakers defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jun. 12, 2008. It was closed on Sep. 8, 2008. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
In a letter dated August 27, 2008, general motors corp. (gm) notified NHTSA that it will conduct a safety recall (NHTSA recall number 08v-441) to address a safety relateddefect that can result in engine compartment fire in approximately 850,000 vehicles equipped with a heated windshield washer
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2008 Buick Enclave, the 2006 Buick Lucerne, the 2007 Buick Lucerne, the 2008 Buick Lucerne, the 2006 Cadillac DTS, the 2007 Cadillac DTS, the 2008 Cadillac DTS, the 2007 Cadillac Escalade, the 2008 Cadillac Escalade, the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2008 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2007 GMC Acadia, the 2008 GMC Acadia, the 2007 GMC Sierra, the 2008 GMC Sierra, the 2007 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2008 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2007 GMC Sierra 2500, the 2008 GMC Sierra 2500, the 2007 GMC Sierra 3500, the 2008 GMC Sierra 3500, the 2007 GMC Silverado, the 2007 GMC Yukon, the 2008 GMC Yukon, the 2006 Hummer H2, the 2007 Hummer H2, the 2008 Hummer H2, the 2008 Hummer H2 Sut, the 2007 Saturn Outlook, the 2008 Saturn Outlook.
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3 Engine defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Feb. 4, 2008. It was closed on Jun. 12, 2008. In response to an information request letter sent by the office of defects investigation(odi) during preliminary evaluation pe08-010, gm provided odi with 41 allegations of non-crash engine compartment fires including 16 allegations of fires originating with the ignition in the off position.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2007 Cadillac Escalade, the 2008 Cadillac Escalade, the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2008 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2007 GMC Sierra, the 2008 GMC Sierra, the 2007 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2008 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2007 GMC Sierra 2500, the 2008 GMC Sierra 2500, the 2007 GMC Sierra 3500, the 2008 GMC Sierra 3500, the 2007 GMC Silverado, the 2007 GMC Yukon, the 2008 GMC Yukon, the 2007 Hummer H2, the 2008 Hummer H2, the 2008 Hummer H2 Sut.
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4 Trailer hitches defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Sep. 14, 2007. It was closed on Sep. 12, 2008. Complaint reports allege poor weld quality and/or bending of the subject vehicle original equipment trailer hitch receiver. The agency's investigation included analysis of manufacturer and agency incident reports, review of police reports, analysis of the agency's fatal analysis reporting system, a
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 GMC Sierra 2500, the 2002 GMC Yukon.
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5 Trailer hitches defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on May. 14, 2007. It was closed on Sep. 14, 2007. Gm provided additional data regarding allegations of failure of the trailer hitch. Odi reviewed that as well as other data provided by peer manufacturers. Based on our review, odi finds the need to further investigate this issue.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 GMC Sierra 2500, the 2002 GMC Yukon.
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6 Engine defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on May. 4, 2006. It was closed on Sep. 14, 2006. The office of defects investigation (odi) opened a preliminary evaluation (pe06-016) on may 4, 2006 based on eleven vehicle owner questionnaires (voqs) and early warning (ewr) data alleging sudden engine shutdown while driving as a result of crank position sensor failures in my 2001-2002 general
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 GMC Sierra, the 2002 GMC Sierra.
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7 Parking brake defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Dec. 20, 2005. It was closed on May. 31, 2006. Odi's review of complaint data received since the close of ea04-011 revealed no indication that the investigation should be re-opened. More details can be found in the federal register notice enclosed in the dp05-009 public file.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2000 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2001 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2000 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2001 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2002 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2003 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2000 Chevrolet Denali, the 2001 Chevrolet Denali, the 2002 Chevrolet Denali, the 2003 Chevrolet Denali, the 1999 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2000 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2001 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2002 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2003 Chevrolet Sierra, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2003 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2001 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2002 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2003 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon Xl, the 2002 Chevrolet Z71, the 2000 GMC Denali, the 2001 GMC Denali, the 2002 GMC Denali, the 2003 GMC Denali, the 1999 GMC Sierra, the 2000 GMC Sierra, the 2001 GMC Sierra, the 2002 GMC Sierra, the 2003 GMC Sierra, the 1999 GMC Silverado, the 2000 GMC Silverado, the 2001 GMC Silverado, the 2002 GMC Silverado, the 2000 GMC Suburban, the 2001 GMC Suburban, the 2002 GMC Suburban, the 2003 GMC Suburban, the 2000 GMC Tahoe, the 2001 GMC Tahoe, the 2002 GMC Tahoe, the 2003 GMC Tahoe, the 2000 GMC Yukon, the 2001 GMC Yukon, the 2002 GMC Yukon, the 2003 GMC Yukon, the 2000 GMC Z-71.
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8 Brake antilock defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Apr. 28, 2005. It was closed on Sep. 13, 2005. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
in a letter dated August 29, 2005, gm notified odi that it was recalling certain model year 1999 through 2002 c/k pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles to correct a problem with anti-lock brake system (abs) wheel speed sensor corrosion that may result in unwanted abs activation and extended
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Cadillac Escalade, the 2000 Cadillac Escalade, the 2001 Cadillac Escalade, the 2002 Cadillac Escalade, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 1999 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2000 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2001 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2002 Chevrolet Sierra, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon Xl, the 1999 GMC Sierra, the 2000 GMC Sierra, the 2001 GMC Sierra, the 2002 GMC Sierra, the 1999 GMC Silverado, the 2000 GMC Silverado, the 2001 GMC Silverado, the 2002 GMC Silverado, the 1999 GMC Tahoe, the 2000 GMC Tahoe, the 2001 GMC Tahoe, the 2002 GMC Tahoe, the 1999 GMC Yukon, the 2000 GMC Yukon, the 2001 GMC Yukon, the 2002 GMC Yukon.
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9 Steering hydraulic power assist system defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Apr. 30, 2004. It was closed on Feb. 28, 2005. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
Gm is conducting a recall on all subject vehicles build between may 1999 and October 14, 1999. Significant changes were incorporated into production in early October 1999, and vehicles built after that date have lower warranty failure rates.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2001 Chevrolet 2500, the 2000 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2001 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2000 Chevrolet C Pickup, the 2000 Chevrolet C Series, the 2001 Chevrolet C Series, the 2002 Chevrolet C Series, the 2000 Chevrolet C Series (medium), the 2001 Chevrolet C Series (medium), the 2000 Chevrolet C/k 2500, the 2001 Chevrolet C/k 2500, the 2002 Chevrolet C/k 2500, the 2000 Chevrolet C/k 3500, the 2001 Chevrolet C/k 3500, the 2000 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2001 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2002 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2003 Chevrolet C/k Pickups, the 2000 Chevrolet C/k Utility, the 2001 Chevrolet C/k Utility, the 2000 Chevrolet C25, the 2001 Chevrolet C25, the 2002 Chevrolet C25, the 2000 Chevrolet C2500, the 2001 Chevrolet C2500, the 2002 Chevrolet C2500, the 2003 Chevrolet C2500, the 2000 Chevrolet C35, the 2001 Chevrolet C35, the 2000 Chevrolet C3500, the 2001 Chevrolet C3500, the 2002 Chevrolet C3500, the 2000 Chevrolet Chevrolet Truck, the 2001 Chevrolet Chevrolet Truck, the 2002 Chevrolet Chevrolet Truck, the 2003 Chevrolet Chevrolet Truck, the 2000 Chevrolet Chevy Van, the 2001 Chevrolet Chevy Van, the 2003 Chevrolet Chevy Van, the 2000 Chevrolet Express, the 2001 Chevrolet Express, the 2002 Chevrolet Express, the 2003 Chevrolet Express, the 2004 Chevrolet Express, the 2000 Chevrolet G Series, the 2001 Chevrolet G Series, the 2002 Chevrolet G Series, the 2003 Chevrolet G Series, the 2000 Chevrolet G Van, the 2001 Chevrolet G Van, the 2002 Chevrolet G Van, the 2000 Chevrolet G25, the 2001 Chevrolet G25, the 2002 Chevrolet G25, the 2000 Chevrolet G35, the 2001 Chevrolet G35, the 2002 Chevrolet G35, the 2001 Chevrolet Gmt 800, the 2002 Chevrolet Gmt 800, the 2000 Chevrolet K Pickup, the 2000 Chevrolet K Series, the 2001 Chevrolet K Series, the 2002 Chevrolet K Series, the 2000 Chevrolet K25, the 2001 Chevrolet K25, the 2000 Chevrolet K2500, the 2001 Chevrolet K2500, the 2002 Chevrolet K2500, the 2000 Chevrolet K35, the 2001 Chevrolet K35, the 2002 Chevrolet K35, the 2000 Chevrolet K3500, the 2001 Chevrolet K3500, the 2002 Chevrolet K3500, the 2000 Chevrolet Pickup, the 2001 Chevrolet Pickup, the 2002 Chevrolet Pickup, the 2003 Chevrolet Pickup, the 2000 Chevrolet Savanah, the 2002 Chevrolet Savanah, the 2000 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2001 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2002 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2003 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2003 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2004 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet VAN, the 2001 Chevrolet VAN, the 2002 Chevrolet VAN, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2001 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2002 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2003 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon Xl.
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10 Body tailgate hinge and attachments defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Feb. 19, 2004. It was closed on Sep. 28, 2004. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
General motors filed a defect notice 04v-129 on March 17, 2004, which outlines a program to replace the tailgate cables installed in affected model year 2000-2004 vehicles. Refer to odi's closing report for ea04-005 for additional information.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Cadillac Cadillac Truck, the 2003 Cadillac Cadillac Truck, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 1999 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2000 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2001 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2002 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2003 Chevrolet Sierra, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, the 1999 GMC Sierra, the 2000 GMC Sierra, the 2001 GMC Sierra, the 2002 GMC Sierra, the 2003 GMC Sierra.
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11 Vehicle speed control linkages defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 1, 2002. It was closed on Jan. 12, 2004. This investigation involves the general motors corporation (gm)throttle body (tb) utilized in model year (my) 1999-2002 silverado, sierra, tahoe, suburban, avalanche and yukon (subject vehicle(s)) with 4. 8l, 5. 3l, and 6. 0l engines. The tb valve may intermittently stick in a closed position.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Cadillac Escalade, the 2000 Cadillac Escalade, the 2001 Cadillac Escalade, the 2002 Cadillac Escalade, the 1999 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2000 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2001 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 1999 GMC Sierra, the 2000 GMC Sierra, the 2001 GMC Sierra, the 2002 GMC Sierra, the 1999 GMC Yukon, the 2000 GMC Yukon, the 2001 GMC Yukon, the 2002 GMC Yukon.
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12 Brake hoses, lines/piping, and fittings defect investigations of Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles
The office of defects investigation (odi) received defect petition dp10-003 on March 2, 2010, requesting the investigation of model year (my) 2003 Chevrolet silverado 2500hd 4wd pickup trucks for corrosion failures of the vehicle brake lines.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Cadillac Escalade, the 2003 Cadillac Escalade, the 2003 Chevrolet 1500, the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, the 1999 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2000 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2001 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2002 Chevrolet Sierra, the 2003 Chevrolet Sierra, the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, the 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2003 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2001 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2002 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2003 Chevrolet Yukon, the 2000 Chevrolet Yukon Xl.
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