FOREST RIVER SIERRA 2012: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Make : FOREST RIVER Model : SIERRA Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2012-04-01 - 2012-04-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V615000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-05-30 Date Received by ODI: 2013-12-11 Date Added to Database: 2013-12-11
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 13420/13421
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9733
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD vehicles, equipped with 6.6L diesel engines and dual fuel tanks. In the affected vehicles, the transfer pump which moves fuel from the rear tank to the front tank could malfunction and cause the fuel gauge to indicate an inaccurate reading.
Consequence:
      If the fuel gauge indicates an inaccurate reading it may result in the vehicle unexpectedly stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      General Motors will notify owners and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel transfer pump, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. The recall began on May 30, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 13420.
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.