CHEVROLET SILVERADO 4500HD 2019: ENGINE

Make : CHEVROLET Model : SILVERADO 4500HD Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-05-23 - 2019-04-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V328000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-12-11 Date Received by ODI: 2019-04-25 Date Added to Database: 2019-04-26
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: N182206310, -11, -12
Component: ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 318374
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 vehicles and 2017-2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 vehicles and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles equipped with Duramax 6.6 liter diesel engines and an optional engine-block heater. The engine block heater cord or the terminals that connect the heater cord to the block heater may short circuit and fail.
Consequence:
      A short-circuit may damage the engine components and increase the risk of fire.
Remedy:
      GM will contact owners, dealers will replace the engine block heater, free of charge. Additionally, in Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 vehicles, dealers will install a new rerouted heater cord. The recall began December 11, 2019. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-586-596-1733. GM's number for this recall is N182206310.
Report Initiator: MFR 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.