Recall List for the 1998 GMC Sierra 1500

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 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.

  1. 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #07E088000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 121,680

    Summary: Certain honeywell fram racing brand HP4 and HP8 oil filters that were manufactured from May 25, 2006, through September 14, 2007, and sold for use as replacement equipment for vehicles list above. The affected filters are marked with a date code A61451 through A72571 sequentially. The date code and part number appear on the filter housing. Fram racing HP4 and HP8 oil filters not bearing a date code in this range are not affected by this recall. The gasket of the oil filter becomes more pliable under high temperatures and pressures.

    Consequence: This condition may cause inadequate sealing and loss of engine oil, possibly resulting in a fire.

    Actions: Honeywell will replace the affected oil filters free of charge. The recall began during November 2007. Owners can contact fram customer service toll-free at 1-800-890-2075. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E088000 »

  2. 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #06E043000

    • Date Announced: MAY 19, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 88,303

    Summary: Certain replacement fuel filters, fram brand name P/N G3727, with date codes X52911 through X60801 sequentially or X600141 and a Mexico country or origin marking on the fuel filter housing manufactured from October 18, 2005, through March 21, 2006, sold for use on the vehicles listed above and on certain school buses. (to see the school bus engine sizes, click on "document search" and then "bus applications"). the connector on the fuel filter was not manufactured to honeywell's specification. As a result, the O-ring may not seat correctly on the fuel line.

    Consequence: This condition may cause an inadequate seal at the connection, potentially leading to a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur.

    Actions: Honeywell will notify owners and replace the fuel filters free of charge. The recall began on October 18, 2006. Owners may contact fram customer service at 1-800-890-2075 (option 1). For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E043000 »

  3. 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #98V187000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 10, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 55,272

    Summary: Vehicle description: Crew cab pickup trucks. The front, inner corner of the fuel tank can contact the body sill either intermittently or constantly. This movement can cause a discernible noise and, over time, can wear a hole in or crack the fuel tank at point of contact.

    Consequence: This condition can result in fuel leakage and a distinct fuel odor if the tank were filled above the level of the hole or crack. In the presence of an ignition source, a fire could result.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for wear and, either install a spacer between the fuel tank and the front crossmember, or if necessary, replace the fuel tank. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V187000 »

  4. 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR NHTSA Campaign #98V033000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,137

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles. One or both front brake rotor/hubs were built with an out-of-specification gray iron that can fail during the life of the vehicle.

    Consequence: If a driver continues to drive with a cracked rotor, the cracks could continue around the wheel mounting bolt circle and ultimately result in a wheel separation.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the rotors for a core date of "287" and, if found, replace the rotor. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V033000 »

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