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NHTSA Campaign Id 11V007000; Date: Jan. 6, 2011

The driver may not be able to maintain directional control of the vehicle and a crash could occur without warning.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2011 Cadillac Escalade 2011 Cadillac Escalade Esv 2011 Cadillac Escalade Ext 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 2011 Chevrolet Colorado 2011 Chevrolet Express 1500 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2011 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe 2011 GMC Canyon 2011 GMC Savana 1500 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 2011 GMC Yukon 2011 GMC Yukon Xl 1500

Component: Suspension:rear:axle:spindle

Manufactured by: General Motors Corp.

Affected Units:: 30,566

icon3 Recall Summary:

General motors is recalling certain model year 2011 Cadillac escalade, escalade esv, escalade ext; Chevrolet avalanche, colorado, express, silverado, suburban, tahoe; and GMC canyon, sierra, savana, yukon and yukon xl vehicles. The rear axle cross pins were not properly heat treated and could fracture and become displaced within the rear axle. Should the pin shift out of position, it could create an interference condition and cause the rear axle to lock.

icon2 How to Fix:

Dealers will install a new rear axle cross pin free of charge. The safety recall began on January 11, 2011. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463 and at the owner center at www. Gmownercenter. Com.

icon4 Recall Notes:

This recall campaign is an expansion to 10v-643. Gm's safety recall no. 10426a. Owners 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: Jan 11, 2011

Also see:

All recalls of Cadillac vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.