CHEVROLET KODIAK 2007: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Make : CHEVROLET Model : KODIAK Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2005-11-29 - 2006-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V154000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-04-12 Date Received by ODI: 2007-04-10 Date Added to Database: 2007-04-10
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 07079
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 67
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE REAR DRIVE AXLE HOUSING WAS MANUFACTURED WITH STEEL BELOW THE SPECIFIED THICKNESS AND, AS A RESULT, IT COULD DEVELOP A CRACK.
Consequence:
      IF A CRACK DEVELOPS AND IS NOT DETECTED AND REPAIRED, THE OUTBOARD END OF THE HOUSING COULD EVENTUALLY SEPARATE, ALLOWING THE HUB, AXLE SHAFT, OR WHEEL AND BRAKE ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE AXLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      GM RECALL NO. 07079.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.