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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45830-01: BCM Harness Routing – 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

#45830-01: BCM Harness Routing – (May 27, 2016)

Subject: 45830–01 BCM Harness Routing (Canada Only)
Models:

This bulletin is being revised to remove the reference to the RSIAB harness clips from the Condition and Correction sections.


Attention: It is a violation of Federal law for a dealer to deliver a new motor vehicle or any new or used item of motor vehicle equipment (including a tire) covered by this notification under a sale or lease until the defect or noncompliance is remedied.

Vehicles involved in this recall were placed on stop delivery May 6, 2016. Once the service procedure contained in this bulletin has been performed on the vehicle, the vehicle is released from stop delivery and the vehicle can be delivered to the customer.

All involved vehicles that are in dealer inventory must be held and not delivered to customers, dealer traded, or used for demonstration purposes until the repair contained in this bulletin has been performed on the vehicle.

Make Model Model Year RPO Description
From To
Chevrolet Cruze 2016 2016

Involved vehicles are marked “open” on the Investigate Vehicle History screen in GM Global Warranty Management system. This site should always be checked to confirm vehicle involvement prior to beginning any required inspections and/or repairs.

Condition General Motors has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2016 model year Chevrolet Cruze vehicles, the Body Control Module (BCM) wire harness branch near the foot-operated parking brake (FOPB) may be missing tie-straps that maintain the harness routing. There is a potential for the wire harness to be damaged if it contacts the parking brake assembly. The affected harness includes BCM circuits for the knee-airbag circuit. Damage to the driver knee-airbag circuit could cause the driver knee-airbag to not deploy in certain high-severity crashes, resulting in an increased risk of injury to the driver.
Correction For the BCM harness, dealers are to add a tie straps to secure the BCM wire harness away from the operation zone of the FOPB, and a second tie strap to secure the knee-airbag wire harness branch to the BCM harness.

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20520A: Incorrect VIN Number – 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

#20520A: Incorrect VIN Number – (Apr 1, 2016)

Subject: 20520A – Incorrect VIN Number
Models: 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

This bulletin is being revised to update the Part Information section. Please discard all copies of Recall Bulletin 20520.


 

Condition

This bulletin provides a service procedure to inspect and, if necessary, correct the windshield Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate on certain 2015 model year Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. On some of these vehicles, the VIN plate located on the instrument panel (I/P) under the windshield is not correct and does not match the other VIN labels on the vehicle. These vehicles may display an incorrect VIN number at the instrument panel mounted location. The VIN number is correctly identified at all other locations on the vehicle.

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15648A: Product Safety – Underseat Front Airbag Connector Corrosion (Canada Only) – 2012-2014 Chevrolet Orlando

#15648A: Product Safety – Underseat Front Airbag Connector Corrosion (Canada Only) – (Apr 6, 2016)

Subject: 15648A – Underseat Front Airbag Connector Corrosion
Models: 2012-2014 Chevrolet Orlando
Located in Canada

This bulletin has been updated to add a caution statement at the beginning of the service procedure. Please discard all copies of 15648.


It is a violation of Federal law for a dealer to deliver a new motor vehicle or any new or used item of motor vehicle equipment (including a tire) covered by this notification under a sale or lease until the defect or noncompliance is remedied.

All involved vehicles that are in dealer inventory must be held and not delivered to customers, dealer traded, or used for demonstration purposes until the repair contained in this bulletin has been performed on the vehicle.

 

Condition

General Motors has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in some 2012-2014 model year Chevrolet Orlando vehicles. Corrosion in the driver and passenger airbag wiring harness connectors can cause a fault in the airbag sensing system. A fault should illuminate the airbag readiness light on the instrument cluster and a “SERVICE AIR BAG” message in the Driver Information Centre (DIC), and set a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC).  At first, the light and DIC message may be intermittent and the airbags and pretensioners should still deploy.  Over time, the corrosion could potentially reach a level where the front airbags and seatbelt pretensioners will not deploy in a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.

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PIT4597E: 2 MODE HYBRID Additional Information On Bleeding The Brakes – 2008-2013 Cadillac Chevrolet GMC

#PIT4597E: 2 MODE HYBRID Additional Information On Bleeding The Brakes – (Mar 1, 2016)

Subject: 2 MODE HYBRID Additional Information On Bleeding The Brakes
Models: 2009-2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
2008-2013 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid and GMC Yukon Hybrid
2009-2013 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid
All with Two-Mode Hybrid System (RPO HP2)

This PI was superseded to update model year and change tool requirements. Please discard PIT4597D.


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

 

Condition/Concern

The following information contains some additional steps that are needed to help perform a successful brake bleed on the 2-Mode Hybrid. The 2-Mode braking system is unlike most traditional hydraulic brake systems. It is very important for proper brake system performance to follow the brake bleeding procedure exactly. Air trapped in the brake system will cause performance problems and DTCs with or without the symptoms of a spongy or low brake pedal. If you miss a step in the brake bleed procedure, you must start over at step 1 without exception.

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