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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: CRANK POSITION SENSOR FAILURE - STALL

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA06016

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling
    Engine And Engine Cooling:Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: CRANK POSITION SENSOR FAILURE - STALL

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE06016

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: May 04, 2006
    • Date Closed: September 14, 2006
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling
    Engine And Engine Cooling:Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: OVERHEATED FUEL PUMP WIRING

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA04026

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Fuel Pump

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: OVERHEATED FUEL PUMP WIRING

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE04042

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Fuel Pump

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: PARKING BRAKE FAILURE

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP05009

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: December 20, 2005
    • Date Closed: May 31, 2006
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Parking Brake
    Parking Brake:Conventional
    Parking Brake:Conventional:Mechanical

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  6. INVESTIGATION: ALLEGED FAILURE OF 2ND ROW SEATBELT ALR

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE02067

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 25, 2002
    • Date Closed: February 11, 2003
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Seat Belts
    Seat Belts:Rear

    Summary: Allege that the automatic locking retract or (ALR) does not stay locked for the entire length of travel

  7. INVESTIGATION: Brake line corrosion failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE10010

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: March 30, 2010
    • Date Closed: January 05, 2011
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic
    Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Power Assist:Hydraulic:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  8. INVESTIGATION: UNWANTED LOW-SPEED ABS ACTIVATION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE05020

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Antilock
    Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Antilock:Control Unit/Module

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  9. INVESTIGATION: Brake line corrosion failure

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA11001

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: January 05, 2011
    • Date Closed: April 08, 2015
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic
    Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Foundation Components:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  10. INVESTIGATION: HYDRAULIC PUMP FAILRES

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA04012

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Power Assist
    Steering:Hydraulic Power Assist System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  11. INVESTIGATION: THROTTLE STICKING CLOSED

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA02015

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 01, 2002
    • Date Closed: January 12, 2004
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: Alleged that the blade in the throttle body can stick in the closed position or less frequently in a partially open position

  12. INVESTIGATION: STEEL WHEEL RIM FRACTURE

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE03026

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: June 12, 2003
    • Date Closed: November 03, 2003
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Wheels
    Wheels:Multi Piece
    Wheels:Rim

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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