Recall List for the 1998 GMC Yukon

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 GMC Yukon 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 Yukon 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 »

  2. 1998 GMC Yukon 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 »

  3. 1998 GMC Yukon STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION) NHTSA Campaign #97V142000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,957

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty extended-cab pickup trucks and 4-door utility trucks. The lower steering shaft to steering gear pinch bolt is "finger loose" or missing allowing the bolt to loosen and fall out. The steering shaft yoke can wear causing an off center steering wheel.

    Consequence: Relative movement between the chassis and cab can cause the steering shaft to separate from the steering gear. This condition can result in a loss of steering control increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers are arranging to have the vehicles involved towed to the dealership and alternate transportation is being arranged for owners. Dealers will then inspect the vehicle for the presence of a pinch bolt and torque this bolt to proper specifications. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V142000 »

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