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2005 Chevrolet Express recalls

2005 Chevrolet Express

9 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2005 Chevrolet Express

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2005 Chevrolet Express by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Chevrolet service shop immediately!

  1. 2005 Chevrolet Express EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #09V307000

    • Date Announced: JULY 29, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 3

    Summary: Customizers is recalling 3 vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These lifts fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 403, "platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles, " the anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. The pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. The lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift.

    Consequence: A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.

    Actions: Customizers is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07E097). Owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V307000 »

  2. 2005 Chevrolet Express EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #09V270000

    • Date Announced: JULY 06, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 185

    Summary: Main mobility is recalling 185 model year 2005 through 2009 Chevrolet Express and GMC savana vans manufactured between April 1, 2005 and June 25, 2009, equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 404, "platform lift installations in motor vehicles." The threshold warning system may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user in a certain spot within the defined threshold area.

    Consequence: The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.

    Actions: Main mobility is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07E095). Owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or main mobility at 1-716-759-6811. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V270000 »

  3. 2005 Chevrolet Express EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #09V272000

    • Date Announced: JULY 06, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 185

    Summary: Main mobility is recalling 185 model year 2005 through 2009 Chevrolet Express and GMC savana vans manufactured between April 1, 2005 and June 25, 2009, equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 403, "platform lift installations in motor vehicles." The anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. The pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. The lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift.

    Consequence: The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.

    Actions: Main mobility is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07E097). Owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or main mobility at 1-716-759-6811. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V272000 »

  4. 2005 Chevrolet Express EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  5. 2005 Chevrolet Express EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #09V049000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 86

    Summary: Mobility is recalling 86 MY 2005-2006 Ford E-series and Chevrolet Express van equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 404, "platform lift installations on motor vehicles." The threshold warning system may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user in a certain spot within the defined threshold area.

    Consequence: The user of the lift could be injured should the lift move unintentionally.

    Actions: Mobility is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07E095). Owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or mobility at 714-674-0480. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V049000 »

  6. 2005 Chevrolet Express EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE NHTSA Campaign #09V050000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 43

    Summary: Mobility is recalling 43 MY 2005-2006 Ford E-series and Chevrolet Express vans equipped with ricon platform style wheelchair lifts. These lifts fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 403, "platform lift system accessible for motor vehicles." The anti-stow interlock may not detect the presence of a wheelchair or mobility aid user. The pressure sensing switch that detects the presence of weight on the platform was not adjusted to the necessary sensitivity level. The lift could stow even though someone or something is still on the lift.

    Consequence: A lift occupant can be injured should the lift begin to stow unintentionally.

    Actions: Mobility is working with ricon to correct the wheelchair lifts free of charge (please see 07E097). Owners may contact ricon at 1-818-267-3000 or mobility at 714-674-0480. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V050000 »

  7. 2005 Chevrolet Express SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #05V558000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 425,593

    Summary: On certain full-size passenger, cargo, or cutaway vans, the front and rear seat belt buckles will not latch or will not unlatch.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, a seat occupant may not be properly restrained increasing the risk of personal injury.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the buckles and, if found to be inoperative, the entire buckle assembly would be replaced. For buckles found to be operative, dealer will replace only the upper buckle cover. The recall will be conducted in phases. The first phase mailing began during March 2006. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or GMC at 1-866-996-9463. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V558000 »

  8. 2005 Chevrolet Express EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #05V530000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 07, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 3

    Summary: Certain conversion vans built on GMC/Chevrolet chassis fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment." The housing lens of the center high mounted stop lamp does not allow enough light to emit from the lamp.

    Consequence: Following vehicles may not be fully informed of vehicle braking. Rear-end collisions and injury to occupants may occur.

    Actions: Santa Fe is working with audiovox to replace the center high-mounted brake lamp assembly. Owners may contact Santa Fe at 1-800-274-1886 or asa at 1-574-266-3172. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V530000 »

  9. 2005 Chevrolet Express SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC NHTSA Campaign #05V043000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 08, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 77,411

    Summary: Certain trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans equipped with Bosch hydro-boost brake assemblies, the hydraulic brake booster pressure accumulator may crack and separate from the hydro-boost assembly during normal operating conditions.

    Consequence: If a separation occurred and the hood of the vehicle were open, fragments from the accumulator could cause injury to people in the immediate area. The presence of this crack or fractured surface could allow the hydraulic fluid to leak from the accumulator circuit of the booster assembly. The loss of fluid would cause increased steering and braking effort and a crash may occur without prior warning.

    Actions: Dealers will test the hydro-boost assembly for functional operation of the two-function valve. If the hydro-boost assembly fails the test, dealers will replace the assembly free of charge. The recall began on March 23, 2005. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC trucks at 1-866-996-9463 and Hummer at 1-800-732-5493. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V043000 »

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