PIT5493: Fuel Gauge Will Not Read Below a 1/2 Tank – 2015-2016 Chevrolet Colorado & GMC Canyon

#PIT5493: Fuel Gauge Will Not Read Below a 1/2 Tank – (Feb 8, 2016)

Subject: Fuel Gauge Will Not Read Below a 1/2 Tank
Models: 2015-2016 Chevrolet Colorado
2015-2016 GMC Canyon

The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI.

 

Condition/Concern

The customer may state the fuel gauge does not go below 1/2 tank and may report having run out of fuel. The technician may report after service the fuel gauge will not go over 1/2 tank or will not go below 1/2 tank.

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PI0998D: Accessory Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Prevents Endgate/Tailgate From Closing – 2014-2017 Chevrolet & GMC

#PI0998D: Accessory Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Prevents Endgate/Tailgate From Closing – (Mar 11, 2016) –  PI0998B

Subject: Accessory Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Prevents Endgate/Tailgate from Closing
Models: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2015-2017 Chevrolet Colorado, Silverado
2014 GMC Sierra 1500
2015-2017 GMC Canyon, Sierra
Attention: This PI also applies to any of the above models that may be Export vehicles.

This PI has been revised to add the 2016 and 2017 Model Years. Please discard PI0998C.


 

Condition/Concern

Some customers may comment that the tailgate will not close with the tri-fold tonneau cover in the closed position.

This may be due to an early production condition caused by excessive twist in the rear rail of the tonneau cover, and the tailgate molding is not positioned flat on top of the tailgate.

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16-NA-035: Oversized and or Stripped Seat Belt Retractor Bolts – 2015 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra

#16-NA-035: Oversized and or Stripped Seat Belt Retractor Bolts – (Feb 9, 2016)

Subject: Oversized and/or Stripped Seat Belt Retractor Bolts
Attention: This Bulletin also applies to any of the models that may be Export vehicles.

Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Silverado (VIN Code Z or F) 2015 2015 All All
GMC Sierra (VIN Code Z or F) 2015 2015 All All

 

Condition Some technicians may find that during servicing of the seat belt retractor, the retractor bolt that comes with the replacement retractor may strip out before achieving the required torque.
Cause Certain LD and HD Regular Cab pickups from Plant Code Z or F may have been built with an incorrect sized weld nut and these vehicles used a larger bolt that is correct for this nut.

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16-NA-034: AC High Pressure Shut Off at Higher Temperatures, AC Intermitently Blows Warm Air – 2015 Chevrolet Trax

#16-NA-034: AC High Pressure Shut Off at Higher Temperatures, AC Intermitently Blows Warm Air – (Feb 9, 2016)

Subject: A/C High Pressure Shut Off at Higher Temperatures, A/C Intermittently Blows Warm Air
Attention: This Bulletin also applies to any of the models that may be Export vehicles.

Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission:
from to from to
Chevrolet Trax 2015 2015 All All

 

Condition Some customers may comment that the A/C intermittently blows warm air.
Cause The cause of the condition is likely the A/C compressor shutting off because of higher A/C system operating pressure (usually over the 3300 kpa limit), which means poor condenser performance at idle conditions.

The condition is typically seen in areas with high ambient temperatures, like the Southwest, when temperatures reach 38°C (100°F).

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