CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500 2007: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : CHEVROLET Model : SILVERADO 3500 Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-11-28 - 2007-07-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V324000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-07-27 Date Received by ODI: 2015-05-28 Date Added to Database: 2015-05-28
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15438 and 15817
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 330198
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD trucks manufactured November 28, 2006, to August 29, 2008, and 2007-2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD trucks manufactured November 27, 2006, to August 29, 2008. The affected vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on July 27, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's numbers for this recall are 15438 and 15817.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.