Avoiding Torque Converter Or Crankshaft Damage While Diagnosing Noise Concerns Do Not Separate The Torque Converter From the Flex Plate – 2000-2019 GM

NHTSA ID Number: 10160987

Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5640

Summary

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician to not remove the torque converter bolts and start the engine as this may cause damage to the torque converter of the crankshaft on vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission.

 

1076 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BUICK CASCADA 2016-2018
BUICK CENTURY 2000-2005
BUICK ENCLAVE 2008-2018
BUICK ENCORE 2013-2018
BUICK ENVISION 2016-2018
BUICK LACROSSE 2005-2018
BUICK LESABRE 2000-2006
BUICK LUCERNE 2006-2012
BUICK PARK AVENUE 2000-2005
BUICK RAINIER 2004-2007
BUICK REGAL 2000-2005, 2011-2018
BUICK RENDEZVOUS 2002-2007
BUICK RIVIERA 2000
BUICK TERRAZA 2005-2008
BUICK VERANO 2012-2017
CADILLAC ATS 2013-2018
CADILLAC CATERA 2000-2001
CADILLAC CT6 2016-2018
CADILLAC CTS 2003-2018
CADILLAC DEVILLE 2000-2005
CADILLAC DTS 2006-2011
CADILLAC ELDORADO 2000-2002
CADILLAC ELR 2014-2017
CADILLAC ESCALADE 2000, 2002-2018
CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV 2003-2018
CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT 2007-2013
CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT 1500 2002-2006
CADILLAC SEVILLE 2000-2004
CADILLAC SRX 2004-2016
CADILLAC STS 2005-2012
CADILLAC XLR 2004-2009
CADILLAC XT5 2017-2018
CADILLAC XTS 2013-2018
CHEVROLET 3500 2016
CHEVROLET ALERO EXPORT 2000-2002
CHEVROLET ASTRO 2000-2005
CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 2007-2013
CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 1500 2002-2006
CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 2500 2002-2006
CHEVROLET AVEO 2004-2006, 2009-2018
CHEVROLET B7 2001
CHEVROLET B7 MEDIUM DUTY 2000
CHEVROLET BLAZER 2000-2005
CHEVROLET BOLT EV 2017-2018
CHEVROLET C SERIES 2003-2009
CHEVROLET CAMARO 2000-2002, 2010-2018
CHEVROLET CAPRICE 2003-2004, 2011-2017
CHEVROLET CAPTIVA 2008, 2012-2018
CHEVROLET CAPTIVA SPORT 2009-2011
CHEVROLET CAVALIER 2000-2005
CHEVROLET CHEVY VAN 2000
CHEVROLET CHEYENNE 2017
CHEVROLET CITY EXPRESS 2015-2017
CHEVROLET CLASSIC 2004-2006
CHEVROLET COBALT 2005-2010
CHEVROLET COLORADO 2004-2012, 2014-2018
CHEVROLET CONVENTIONAL 2001, 2003
CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2000-2018
CHEVROLET CRUZE 2011-2018
CHEVROLET EPICA 2005
CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2005-2018
CHEVROLET EXPRESS 2000-2018
CHEVROLET F SERIES 2005-2006
CHEVROLET G SERIES 2000
CHEVROLET G VAN BUS 2001-2002, 2004-2006
CHEVROLET H SERIES 2001
CHEVROLET HHR 2006-2011
CHEVROLET IMPALA 2000-2018
CHEVROLET L SERIES 2001-2002
CHEVROLET LOW CAB 4500 2017
CHEVROLET LOW CAB 5500 2017
CHEVROLET LUMINA 2000-2002
CHEVROLET M SERIES 2000-2002
CHEVROLET M VAN 2001
CHEVROLET MALIBU 2000-2018
CHEVROLET METRO 2000-2001
CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO 2000-2007
CHEVROLET N300 2014-2016, 2018
CHEVROLET N300 MAX 2017
CHEVROLET OPTRA 2004-2007
CHEVROLET ORLANDO 2017
CHEVROLET P SERIES 2000-2001
CHEVROLET PRIZM 2000-2002
CHEVROLET S10 2000-2004, 2016-2018
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2017
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 2006-2011, 2014
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 HD 2002-2005
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 2005-2016, 2018
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 HD 2000-2004
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500 2013, 2017
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500 HD 2000-2001
CHEVROLET SONIC 2012-2018
CHEVROLET SPARK 2013-2018
CHEVROLET SPARK EV 2014-2017
CHEVROLET SS 2014-2017
CHEVROLET SSR 2003-2006
CHEVROLET SUBURBAN 2000-2018
CHEVROLET T SERIES 2003-2010
CHEVROLET TAHOE 2000-2018
CHEVROLET TRACKER 2000-2004
CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER 2002-2009, 2017-2018
CHEVROLET TRANS SPORT 2000-2001
CHEVROLET TRAVERSE 2009-2018
CHEVROLET TRAX 2013-2018
CHEVROLET UPLANDER 2005-2009
CHEVROLET V SERIES 2000
CHEVROLET VENTURE 2000-2005
CHEVROLET VOLT 2011-2018
CHEVROLET W SERIES 2000
CHEVROLET W-SERIES 2000-2010
GMC ACADIA 2007-2018
GMC C SERIES 2004-2009
GMC CANYON 2004-2012, 2015-2018
GMC ENVOY 2000-2009
GMC ENVOY XL 2006
GMC ENVOY XUV 2004-2005
GMC G SERIES 2000, 2003
GMC G VAN BUS 2000, 2010
GMC GM 2001-2002
GMC JIMMY 2000-2004
GMC JIMMY CLASSIC 2005
GMC M/L VAN 2000-2001
GMC SAFARI 2000-2005
GMC SAFARI (GMC) 2000
GMC SAVANA 2000-2018
GMC SIERRA 2017
GMC SIERRA 1500 2014
GMC SIERRA 2500 2007-2016, 2018
GMC SIERRA DENALI 2003, 2007-2013, 2015-2016, 2018
GMC SONOMA 2000-2004
GMC SUBURBAN 2000-2001
GMC TERRAIN 2010-2018
GMC TOPKICK 2003-2010
GMC W-SERIES 2004-2010
GMC YUKON 2000-2018
GMC YUKON DENALI 2000-2013
GMC YUKON DENALI XL 2004-2013
GMC YUKON XL 2000-2018
HUMMER H2 2003-2010
HUMMER H3 2006-2010
ISUZU 4500 SERIES 2006
ISUZU H SERIES 2008-2009
ISUZU T SERIES 2009-2010
OLDSMOBILE ALERO 2000-2004
OLDSMOBILE AURORA 2000-2003
OLDSMOBILE BRAVADA 2000-2004
OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE 2000-2002
OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE 2000-2004
PONTIAC AZTEK 2001-2005
PONTIAC BONNEVILLE 2000-2005
PONTIAC FIREBIRD 2000-2002
PONTIAC G3 2008-2011
PONTIAC G5 2007-2011
PONTIAC G6 2005-2010
PONTIAC G8 2008-2010
PONTIAC GRAND AM 2000-2005
PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2000-2008
PONTIAC GTO 2004-2007
PONTIAC MONTANA 2000-2009
PONTIAC MONTANA EXT 2000-2004
PONTIAC PURSUIT 2005-2009
PONTIAC SOLSTICE 2006-2010
PONTIAC SUNFIRE 2000-2005
PONTIAC TORRENT 2006-2009
PONTIAC TRANS SPORT 2000-2001
PONTIAC VIBE 2003-2010
SAAB 9-3 2009
SAAB 9-5 2009-2010
SAAB 9-7X 2005-2009
SATURN ASTRA 2008-2011
SATURN AURA 2007-2010
SATURN ION 2003-2007
SATURN L200 2003-2005
SATURN L300 2003-2005
SATURN LW200 2000-2002
SATURN OUTLOOK 2007-2011
SATURN RELAY 2005-2008
SATURN SKY 2007-2010
SATURN SL 2000-2002
SATURN VUE 2002-2011


Bulletin No.: PIP5640
Published date: 05/7/2019

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10160987

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10160987-9999.pdf

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