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2006 Chevrolet Silverado recalls

2006 Chevrolet Silverado

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Recall List for the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 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. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #08E050000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,921

    Summary: K2 motor is recalling 1,921 aftermarket headlamps of various models sold for use on the above listed vehicles. These headlamps are missing the amber side reflex reflector which fails to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Without the amber side reflex reflectors, the lighting visibility may be affected, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: K2 motor will notify owners and offer a full refund. The recall began on decemeber 17, 2008. Owners may contact K2 motor at 1-909-839-2992. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E050000 »

  2. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB NHTSA Campaign #07E106000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 17, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 130,000

    Summary: Certain federal-mogul replacement wheel hub assemblies with the brand names: National, Carquest P/nos. 515020, 515021, 515025, 515053, 515054, 515059, and 515060, shipped between January 23, 2006, and December 20, 2007, sold for light duty and medium duty trucks. The inboard retention nut used to maintain hub bearing assembly can loosen resulting in an ABS light indication, noise, and/or wheel separation.

    Consequence: Wheel separation can result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Federal-mogul will notify customers and will replace the hub assembly free of charge. The recall began on February 7, 2008. Owners can contact federal-mogul toll-free at 877-489-6659. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E106000 »

  3. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL NHTSA Campaign #07E066000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 175

    Summary: Certain cequent 90 degree 7-way right angle adaptors sold by distributors in tow packages for aftermarket sales to tow 5th wheel rv travel trailers. Due to incorrect wiring of the harness, the trailer lights may not operate properly.

    Consequence: If the trailer lights are not working properly, a vehicle crash can occur.

    Actions: All of the defective tow packages are still at the distributor level and have not been sold to any consumers. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E066000 »

  4. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado WHEELS:RIM NHTSA Campaign #06V307000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,227

    Summary: Certain sport utility vehicles and trucks fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 110, "tire selection and rims." These vehicles have an incomplete tire rim designation on the certification/tire label located on the driver's door edge. In addition, the label may also be missing the tire load rating on the label. Although this information is not required by the standard, if a tire of a lesser load rating is installed, the tire may not be able to sustain the loads encountered during use.

    Consequence: If a customer replaces a wheel and only relies on the rim size designation that is indicated on the label, a wheel that is of a different rim Contour designation may be installed. It may be difficult or impossible to mount the tire on a wheel with the wrong Contour. If the tire is mounted on the wheel with the wrong Contour, the wheel and tire may not perform as intended, which could increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: A label that will correct the label originally installed will be mailed to consumers along with installation instructions. The customer will have the option for dealers to install the label. The recall begaon on November 7, 2006. Owners should contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2239, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, and GMC trucks at 1-866-996-9463. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V307000 »

  5. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #06V289000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 38,439

    Summary: On certain trucks equipped with an 8.1L V8 (RPO L8-VIN G) engine have a condition in which the engine fuel rail pulse damper retainer clip may fracture resulting in inadequate retention of the damper.

    Consequence: If the damper comes loose, a fuel leak may result. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the engine fuel rail pulse damper retainer clip free of charge. The recall began on August 31, 2006. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 and GMC trucks at 1-866-996-9463. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V289000 »

  6. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E064000

    • Date Announced: JULY 17, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,029

    Summary: Certain tradesonic combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Tradesonic will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2006. Owners may contact tradesonic at 626-934-8884. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E064000 »

  7. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E060000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 29, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 87,745

    Summary: Certain aai motorsports combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above list passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash

    Actions: Aai motorsports will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2006. Owners may contact aai motorsports at 909-923-9188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E060000 »

  8. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #06E023000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 292,000

    Summary: Certain anzo combination headlamp assemblies sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles. Some combination lamps are not equipped with amber side reflectors which fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Anzo will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. The recall began May 9, 2006. Owners may contact anzo usa at 909-468-3688. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E023000 »

  9. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #05V552000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 07, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 32,068

    Summary: Certain trucks and sport utility vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 110, "tire selection and rims." These vehicles were shipped with tire and loading information labels listing an inacccurate vehicle capacity weight.

    Consequence: A misprinted label could lead to improper vehicle loading specifications or tire inflation which could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At the customer's option, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began on March 31, 2006. Owners may contact Buick at 1-866-608-8080, Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463, Hummer at 1-800-732-5493, Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668, Saturn at 1-800-972-8876, or Isuzu at 1-800-255-6727. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V552000 »

  10. 2006 Chevrolet Silverado STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #05V455000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 123,592

    Summary: Certain passenger vehicles may have been built with a power steering hose that is not to specification. Under extreme steering maneuvers, such as turning the steering wheel fully to the left or right while braking, the hose may fracture and leak fluid.

    Consequence: If this were to occur, power steering assist would be lost and increased steering effort would be required. On vehicles equipped with hydro-boost power brakes, it could also result in loss of power brake assist and increased braking effort would be required. If the power steering fluid spray were to spray onto hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could occur.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the power steering hose(s) for two suspect date codes and replace them if required. The recall will begin on October 14, 2005. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463, Buick at 1-866-608-8080, Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Isuzu at 1-800-255-6727, or Hummer at 1-800-732-5493. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V455000 »

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