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  Safety Recalls of Chevrolet Silverado Vehicles

There have been 46 safety recalls for the Chevrolet Silverado. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Chevrolet Silverado.

NHTSA Recall #: 16V209000; Apr. 12, 2016

If the tensioner cable separates, the driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, 2015 GMC Sierra 1500
Component: SEAT BELTS
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Chevrolet silverado 1500 and GMC sierra 1500 trucks manufactured January 29, 2013, to January 21, 2015. While entering the vehicle, the seat belt tensioner cable may be positioned such that the driver slides over it.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V084000; Feb. 11, 2016

An unbelted driver is at a greater risk of injury in a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, 2016 GMC Sierra
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Recall Summary: Genera motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet camaro, malibu, silverado and GMC sierra vehicles. The radio may intermittently fail to provide an audio warning when the key has been left in the ignition and the door is opened or when the driver does not fasten their seat belt.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V830000; Dec. 10, 2015

If the sdm housing fractures, water may get into sdm causing it to malfunction and hinder the proper deployment of the air bags in the event of a crash, thereby increasing the risk of occupant injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, 2016 GMC Sierra
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet silverado and GMC sierra pick up trucks manufactured October 13, 2015, to October 14, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the mounting stud used to secure the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (sdm) may be incorrectly ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V640000; Oct. 9, 2015

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.

Recalled Vehicles: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2014 GMC Sierra, 2015 GMC Sierra
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Chevrolet silverado and GMC sierra trucks manufactured January 24, 2014, to February 26, 2014, 2015 Chevrolet suburban vehicles manufactured February 12, 2014 and Chevrolet tahoe vehicles manufactured February 6, 2014, to February ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V827000; 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.

Recalled Vehicles: 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
Recall Summary: 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.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V819000; Dec. 24, 2014

If the rear axle shaft fractures, the rear wheel may separate from the axle shaft, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 GMC Sierra
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2015 Chevrolet silverado 1500, and GMC sierra 1500 vehicles manufactured November 24, 2014, to November 25, 2014. Due to an improper heat-treatment, the rear axle shaft may fracture while the vehicle is being driven. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V719000; Nov. 10, 2014

An unexpected loss of power steering increases the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2015 GMC Sierra, 2015 GMC Yukon
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2015 Chevrolet silverado, suburban, tahoe, GMC sierra, and yukon xl vehicles, equipped with electric power steering (eps). Due to a problem with the eps module, the affected vehicles may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist during ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V614000; Oct. 1, 2014

If the module experiences an electrical short, the vehicle could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2014 Buick Enclave, 2013 Cadillac CTS, 2014 Cadillac CTS, 2013 Cadillac Escalade, 2014 Cadillac Escalade, 2013 Cadillac Escalade Esv, 2014 Cadillac Escalade Esv, 2014 Chevrolet Express, 2014 Chevrolet Impala, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2013 Chevrolet Suburban, 2014 Chevrolet Suburban, 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2014 Chevrolet Traverse, 2014 GMC Acadia, 2014 GMC Savana, 2014 GMC Sierra, 2013 GMC Yukon, 2014 GMC Yukon, 2013 GMC Yukon Xl, 2014 GMC Yukon Xl
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Cadillac cts, escalade, escalade esv, Chevrolet suburban, tahoe, GMC yukon, and yukon xl, and 2014 Buick enclave, Chevrolet express, impala, silverado hd, traverse, GMC acadia, savana, and sierra hd vehicles.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V446000; Jul. 23, 2014

A seat that does not stay secured increases the risk of occupant injury in a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Buick Encore, 2014 Buick Encore, 2013 Cadillac ATS, 2014 Cadillac ATS, 2014 Cadillac CTS, 2014 Cadillac ELR, 2014 Chevrolet Caprice, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2014 Chevrolet SS, 2014 GMC Sierra, 2015 GMC Sierra
Component: SEATS
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Buick encore and Cadillac ats; 2014 Cadillac cts, elr, Chevrolet caprice and ss vehicles; and 2014-2015 Chevrolet silverado and GMC sierra trucks.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V374000; Jun. 27, 2014

If the transfer case switches to neutral while the vehicle is parked and the parking brake is not in use, the vehicle may roll away increasing the risk of injury to bystanders. If the transfer case switches to neutral while the vehicle is being driven, the vehicle would lose drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2014 GMC Sierra, 2015 GMC Sierra, 2015 GMC Yukon
Component: POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Chevrolet silverado and GMC sierra vehicles, and model year 2015 GMC yukon and Chevrolet suburban and tahoe vehicles. In the affected vehicles, an electrical signal short may cause the transfer case to shift to neutral without the ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Chevrolet Silverado Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Apr. 12, 2016   Seat Belt 895,232
Feb. 11, 2016   Electrical System: Software 139
Dec. 10, 2015   Air Bags:frontal:sensor/control Module 90
Oct. 30, 2015   Equipment:other:labels 1,808
Oct. 9, 2015   Electrical System:ignition 3,073
Dec. 30, 2014   Electrical System:ignition 84,192
Dec. 24, 2014   Power Train:axle Assembly:axle Shaft 152
Nov. 10, 2014   Steering:electric Power Assist System 679
Oct. 1, 2014   Electrical System 106,307
Jul. 23, 2014   Seats 124,007
Jun. 27, 2014   Power Train:transfer Case (4-wheel Drive) 392,459
Jun. 18, 2014   Vehicle Speed Control:accelerator Pedal 184
Jun. 6, 2014   Seat Belts:front:warning Light/devices 57,512
May. 14, 2014   Steering:linkages:tie Rod Assembly 477
Mar. 31, 2014   Power Train:automatic Transmission:cooling Unit And Lines 489,936
Jan. 13, 2014   Engine And Engine Cooling:exhaust System 325,213
Dec. 11, 2013   Diesel Fuel System 9,733
Oct. 17, 2013   Seats:front Assembly:head Restraint 18,972
Jul. 19, 2013   Air Bag 843
Jan. 2, 2013   Steering:column Locking:anti-theft Device 54,686
Jun. 28, 2011   Steering:linkages 739
Aug. 28, 2008   Electrical System 857,735
Nov. 7, 2007   Engine And Engine Cooling 11,974
Oct. 31, 2006   Air Bags:frontal 794
Aug. 11, 2006   Wheels:rim 3,227
Aug. 3, 2006   Engine And Engine Cooling 38,439
Mar. 8, 2006   Structure:body:tailgate:hinge And Attachments 805,368
Dec. 7, 2005   Equipment:other:labels 32,068
Oct. 5, 2005   Steering:hydraulic Power Assist:hose, Piping, And Connections 123,592
Aug. 29, 2005   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock 1,353,718
Apr. 22, 2005   Seat Belts:rear 1,359,824
Apr. 22, 2005   Parking Brake 90,242
Feb. 14, 2005   Power Train:manual Transmission:shift Pattern Indicator 7,194
Feb. 8, 2005   Service Brakes 77,411
Jan. 21, 2005   Steering:gear Box:shaft Sector 3,344
Jan. 7, 2005   Power Train:driveline:driveshaft 98,221
Aug. 2, 2004   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 1,103
May. 11, 2004   Seat Belts:front:anchorage 736
Mar. 17, 2004   Structure:body:tailgate:hinge And Attachments 3,662,211
Feb. 4, 2004   Service Brakes 68,875
Nov. 3, 2003   Fuel System, Other:delivery 395
Jan. 23, 2003   Visibility:windshield 110
Jul. 1, 2002   Air Bags:frontal:sensor/control Module 525,254
Oct. 30, 2000   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 1,383,922
Feb. 28, 2000   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock 10,674
Oct. 6, 1998   Steering:gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) 8,367


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Chevrolet Silverado Model Years
Model# Recalls
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 7
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 13
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 3
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 4
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 8
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 8
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 6
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 4
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 4
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 8
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 5