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

Power Train — Axle Assembly — Axle Shaft

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.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axles, and replace any that were improperly heat-treated, free of charge. The recall began on December 17,2014. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet) or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 14892.
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Date Announced
DEC 24, 2014
Vehicles Affected
152
Chevrolet Recall #
14892
NHTSA Campaign #
14V819000
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