NHTSA Campaign Id 05V161000; Date: Apr. 22, 2005
If the parking brake does not hold, unintended vehicle movement could occur, which could result in a crash.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado; 2000 Chevrolet Silverado; 2001 Chevrolet Silverado; 2002 Chevrolet Silverado; 2003 Chevrolet Silverado; 2004 Chevrolet Silverado; 2005 Chevrolet Silverado; 1999 GMC Sierra; 2000 GMC Sierra; 2001 GMC Sierra; 2002 GMC Sierra; 2003 GMC Sierra; 2004 GMC Sierra; 2005 GMC Sierra
Component: Parking Brake
Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.
Affected Units:: 90,242
On certain pickup trucks equipped with manual transmissions and built with either pbr parking brake systems or trw parking brake systems, the parking brake friction linings may wear to an extent where the parking brake can become ineffective in immobilizing a parked vehicle.
Dealers will install a low-force spring clip retainer for vehicles equipped with a pbr parking brake system. On vehicles equipped with the trw parking brake system, dealers will install a redesigned parking brake cable assembly. The recall began on July 29, 2005. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or GMC at 1-866-996-9463.
Gm recall no. 05042. 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.
Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Jul 29, 2005Also see: