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  NHTSA Recall 05V161000

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.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

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

icon3 Recall Summary:

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.

icon2 How to Fix:

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.

icon4 Recall Notes:

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, 2005

Also see:

All recalls of Chevrolet vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.