Diesel Fuel Gelling in Cold Temperatures Causing In-Tank Fuel Pump Whine and Driveability Concerns – 2010-2020 GM Passenger Cars & Trucks

NHTSA ID Number: 10163226

Manufacturer Communication Number: 18NA103

Summary

This Bulletin provides information to correct a customer concern of a siren or whine noise from the in-tank fuel pump at temperatures below -6C or 20F, accompanied by start and stall, no start, loss of power and MIL illuminated. Technicians may find DTCs P0087, P018B, P228A, P228B or P2635 set in ECM.

 

91 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHEVROLET 3500 2016, 2018
CHEVROLET COLORADO 2012, 2016-2018
CHEVROLET CRUZE 2014-2015, 2017-2019
CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2010-2014, 2016-2019
CHEVROLET LOW CAB 4500 2017
CHEVROLET LOW CAB 5500 2017
CHEVROLET LOW CAB FORWARD 6500 2018
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2017
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 2010-2011, 2014, 2019-2020
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 2010-2016, 2018, 2020
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500 2013, 2017, 2019-2020
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 4500HD 2019-2020
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 5500HD 2020
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 6500HD 2020
CHEVROLET SUBURBAN 2013-2017
CHEVROLET T SERIES 2010
CHEVROLET W-SERIES 2010
GMC CANYON 2012, 2016-2019
GMC G VAN BUS 2010
GMC SAVANA 2010-2019
GMC SIERRA 2017
GMC SIERRA 1500 2014, 2019-2020
GMC SIERRA 2500 2010-2016, 2018, 2020
GMC SIERRA DENALI 2010-2013, 2015-2016, 2018
GMC TOPKICK 2010
GMC W-SERIES 2010


Bulletin No.: 18-NA-103
Date: June, 2019

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10163226

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10163226-9999.pdf

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Bulletin No.: 18-NA-103
Date: April, 2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10137540

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10137540-9999.pdf

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Last update on 2019-09-14 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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