NHTSA Campaign Id 14V827000; Date: Dec. 30, 2014
If stuck in the "start" position, the ignition may suddenly snap back into the "accessory" position, causing a loss of engine, steering, and braking power, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. If the vehicle is in a crash, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
2011 Cadillac Escalade; 2012 Cadillac Escalade; 2011 Cadillac Escalade Esv; 2012 Cadillac Escalade Esv; 2011 Cadillac Escalade Ext; 2012 Cadillac Escalade Ext; 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche; 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche; 2011 Chevrolet Silverado; 2012 Chevrolet Silverado; 2011 Chevrolet Suburban; 2012 Chevrolet Suburban; 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe; 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe; 2011 GMC Sierra; 2012 GMC Sierra; 2011 GMC Yukon; 2012 GMC Yukon; 2011 GMC Yukon Xl; 2012 GMC Yukon Xl
Component: Electrical System:ignition
Manufactured by: General Motors Llc
Affected Units:: 84,192
General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Cadillac escalade, escalade esv, escalade ext, Chevrolet avalanche, silverado hd, silverado ld, suburban, tahoe, GMC sierra ld, sierra hd, yukon, and yukon xl vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the ignition lock actuator may bind, making turning the key difficult or causing the ignition to get stuck in the "start" position.
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the ignition lock housing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on February 12, 2015. Owners may contact gm customer service at 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). Gm's number for this recall is 14696 for the original equipment, and 14912 for the service replacement parts.
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Feb 12, 2015Also see: