17329 Front Right Intermediate Drive Shaft Assembly Fractured – 2018 Chevrolet Equinox & GMC Terrain

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V516
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,905

 

Driveshaft Fracture and Separation

If the front right intermediate drive shaft assembly separates while driving, the vehicle will lose propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash. If the assembly separates while parked on a grade, without the park brake engaged, the vehicle may move unintentionally, increasing the risk of a vehicle roll-away.

 

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles and 2017-2018 GMC Acadia vehicles.

The right front intermediate driveshaft may fracture and separate while driving.

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PIT4811B: Hybrid No Crank With Multiple Diagnostic Codes – 2008-2013 Cadillac Chevrolet GMC

#PIT4811B: Hybrid No Crank With Multiple Diagnostic Codes – (Mar 8, 2016)

Subject: Hybrid No Crank With Multiple Diagnostic Codes
Models: 2009-2013 Cadillac Escalade
2008-2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
2008-2013 GMC Yukon Hybrid
2009-2013 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid
2009-2013 GMC Sierra Hybrid
with Two-Mode Hybrid System (RPO HP2)

This PI was superseded to update model year to 2013. Please discard PIT4811A.


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

 

Condition/Concern

You may experience a “No Crank” concern with multiple codes set in several different modules. After retrieving the codes and recording them down on paper, you may wonder which codes you should start with first.

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PIP4482C: (Hybrid) Supplement To Generator Control Module (PIM) Cooling System Draining And Filling Procedure – keywords GCM inverter Power Replacement – 2008-2011 Cadillac Chevrolet GMC

#PIP4482C: (Hybrid) Supplement To Generator Control Module (PIM) Cooling System Draining And Filling Procedure – keywords GCM inverter power replacement – (Mar 7, 2016)

Subject: (Hybrid) Supplement To Generator Control Module (PIM) Cooling System Draining And Filling Procedure
Models: 2009-2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
2008-2011 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid, Tahoe Hybrid
2008-2011 GMC Sierra Hybrid, Yukon Hybrid

This PI was superseded to update model years. Please discard PIP4482C.


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

 

Condition/Concern:

Two types of DEX-COOL® 50/50 Premix are available through GMSPO, one with bitterant and one without. Bitterant is a chemical that is added to products to make them smell or taste extremely bitter and is required in some states, such as California, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, and Vermont.

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PIC6181: OVD Email Inoperative, Incorrect, Or Missing Information After The Canada Upgrade (15-08-44-001) – 2000-2015 GM Passenger Cars And Trucks

#PIC6181: OVD Email Inoperative, Incorrect, Or Missing Information After The Canada Upgrade (15-08-44-001) – (Mar 8, 2016)

Subject: OVD Email Inoperative, Incorrect, Or Missing Information After The Canada Upgrade (15-08-44-001)
Models: 2000-2015 GM Passenger Cars And Trucks

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


 

Condition/Concern

A customer may comment that their OVD Email report is inoperative, incorrect, or missing information after the OnStar Canada Upgrade (latest version of Bulletin 15-08-44-001).

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PIC5236A: Difficulty Installing New Ignition Lock Cylinder (Supplement to TSB 09-02-35-005) – 2005-2009 Cadillac Chevrolet Pontiac Saturn

#PIC5236A: Difficulty Installing New Ignition Lock Cylinder (Supplement to TSB 09-02-35-005) – (Mar 10, 2016)

Subject: Difficulty Installing New Ignition Lock Cylinder (Supplement to TSB 09-02-35-005)
Models: 2008-2009 Cadillac CTS (Built Prior to VIN Breakpoint 90163371)
2005-2009 Chevrolet Cobalt (Built Prior to April 14, 2009)
2006-2009 Chevrolet HHR (Built Prior to April 14, 2009)
2007-2009 Chevrolet Equinox (Built Prior to July 2008)
2005-2006 Pontiac Pursuit (Canada Only)
2006-2009 Pontiac Solstice (Built Prior to April 14, 2009)
2007-2009 Pontiac G5 (Built Prior to April 14, 2009), Torrent (Built Prior to July 2008)
2006-2009 Saturn SKY (Built Prior to April 24, 2009)
With Automatic Transmission Only

This PI was superseded to update Administrative details. Please discard PIC5236.


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

 

Condition/Concern

Some dealers may report difficulty installing the new style ignition lock cylinder.

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