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The driver may not be able to maintain directional control of the vehicle and a crash could occur without warning.

Suspension — Rear — Axle — Spindle

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.
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
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Date Announced
JAN 06, 2011
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