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NHTSA Campaign Id 05V379000; Date: Aug. 29, 2005

This can cause increased stopping distances during low-speed brake applications, which could result in a crash.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2000 Chevrolet Suburban 2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe 1999 GMC Sierra 2000 GMC Sierra 2001 GMC Sierra 2002 GMC Sierra 2000 GMC Yukon 2001 GMC Yukon 2002 GMC Yukon 2000 GMC Yukon Xl 2001 GMC Yukon Xl 2002 GMC Yukon Xl

Component: Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 1,353,718

icon3 Recall Summary:

Certain pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles may experience unwanted antilock brake system (abs) activation. This condition is more likely to occur in environmentally corrosive areas. This recall will be launched in the "salt belt" states of connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maryland, massachusetts, maine, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin and the district of columbia only.

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers are to remove the wheel speed sensor and thoroughly clean the wheel speed sensor mounting surface on the bearing, apply rust inhibitor to the cleaned surface, grease the mounting surface, reinstall the wheel speed sensor, and check the peak-to-peak output voltage to ensure the wheel speed signal is within specifications. The recall began September 22, 2005. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or GMC at 1-866-996-9463.

icon4 Recall Notes:

Gm recall no. 05068. Gm revised the involved vehicles by amending the original 573 report on October 4, 2005. Gm revised the original 573 report on December 16, 2005, to include additional states and vehicle population. 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: Sep 22, 2005

Also see:

All recalls of Chevrolet vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.