General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 19V328000

Make Model Year
GMC SIERRA 2500 2017
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2019-12-11 2019-04-25 2019-04-26

Production Dates: 2016-07-16 - 2019-04-18

Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC

Manufacturer Campaign Number: N182206310, -11, -12

Component: ENGINE

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 318374

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report


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.


A short-circuit may damage the engine components and increase the risk of fire.


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.


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