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2011 GMC Yukon
4 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2011 GMC Yukon
Official recalls have been issued for the 2011 GMC Yukon by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local GMC service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call GMC customer service.
2011 GMC Yukon AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V381000
Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles, and 2009-2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in these states are not subject to this safety recall but may be covered under recall 16V-383, depending on the vehicle model year and the vehicle's sale and registration locations. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Actions: Interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available were mailed to owners beginning on July 18, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet Customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 49151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V381000 »
2011 GMC Yukon ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #14V827000
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. 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.
Consequence: 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.
Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V827000 »
2011 GMC Yukon STEERING:LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #11V339000
Summary: GM is recalling certain model year 2011cadillac escalade, escalade esv; Chevrolet Silverado hd, Silverado ld, Suburban, Tahoe; and GMC Sierra hd, Sierra ld, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles. The intermediate steering shaft attaching bolts may not have been tightened to the proper specification.
Consequence: This could allow the joints to separate, and the driver could experience loss of steering increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: GM dealers will inspect and ensure that the intermediate steering shaft bolts are tightened to the proper specification. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about July 13, 2011. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 and GMC at 1-866-996-9463. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V339000 »
2011 GMC Yukon SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE NHTSA Campaign #11V007000
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.
Consequence: The driver may not be able to maintain directional control of the vehicle and a crash could occur without warning.
Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V007000 »
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