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2012 Chevrolet Suburban
2 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban
Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 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 Chevrolet service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chevrolet customer service.
2012 Chevrolet Suburban 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 »
2012 Chevrolet Suburban STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN NHTSA Campaign #12V112000
Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet express and Suburban vehicles, and GMC savana and Yukon XL heavy duty vehicles. The steering gear pitman shaft may not have been adequately hardened and could fracture.
Consequence: If this condition occurs, a loss of steering could result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering gear and, if necessary, replace the steering gear pitman shaft. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on April 4, 2012. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V112000 »
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