16145 – Engine Cooling Fan Fire – 2010-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V868
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 49,927

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

 

SUMMARY:

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit vehicles manufactured August 24, 2009, to December 1, 2013.

The affected vehicles, equipped with special equipment options for police or government service, may experience corrosion of the under-hood cooling fan assembly due to fluid intrusion, which may result in an electrical short circuit.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

A short circuit increases the risk of a fire.

 

REMEDY:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fan motor and shroud, extend the wiring and re-orient the fan motor to reduce the risk of corrosion, free of charge.

The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020.

GM’s number for this recall is 16145.

 

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

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