Product Safety Recall N212327720 Fuel Tank Leak – 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe & GMC Yukon

February 11, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V064000

Fuel Tank May Leak

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V064

Manufacturer General Motors, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 18

 

Summary

General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon vehicles. The fuel tank assemblies may be missing adhesive between two layers of the fuel tank shell which may result in a fuel leak.

 

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began March 6, 2021. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is N212327720.

 

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.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall

 


Condition

General Motors has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2021 model year Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon vehicles. Fuel tank assemblies in these vehicles may be missing certain adhesive between two layers of the fuel tank shell. Under certain conditions, fuel could seep between these layers, which over time may result in a slow leak. If a fuel leak were to develop that makes contact with an ignition source, there is increased risk of fire.

 

Correction

Dealers will replace the fuel tank.

 

Parts

Quantity Part Name Part No.
1 Fuel Tank 84756736
1 Fuel Tank O-Ring Seal 22682111 Product Safety Recall N212327720 Fuel Tank Leak - 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe & GMC Yukon » small light

 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N212327720 Fuel Tank Leak

These questions and answers are being provided to help GM dealers respond to inquiries from involved vehicle owners about the Safety recall identified above.

 

Q1) Which vehicles are involved?

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe, 2021 GMC Yukon.

 

Q2) What is the issue or condition?

Fuel tank assemblies in these vehicles may be missing certain adhesive between two layers of the fuel tank shell.  Under certain conditions, fuel could seep between these layers, which over time may result in a slow leak.

 

Q3) What symptoms may be experienced?  What warning signs may be associated with the issue or condition described?

A fuel odor may be apparent near the vehicle.

 

Q4) What is the remedy/repair?

Dealers will replace the fuel tank.

 

Q5) What is the safety risk?  Is the vehicle safe to drive?

If a fuel leak were to develop that makes contact with an ignition source, there is increased risk of fire.

 

Q6) Does the customer have to pay for this remedy/repair?

No, this inspection/repair will be done at no cost to the customer.

 

Q7) Is the remedy/repair available now?

Yes, please see the attached bulletin for details.

 

Q8) What should customers do until recall repairs can be completed?  Are there any special instructions?

If special instructions are provided, they will be included in the notification letters to customers.

 

Q9) How can customers check to see if their vehicle is involved in this field action?

Customers who own a vehicle involved in the field action will be notified by mail by General Motors, but they may also check their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for field actions in GM Owner Center at https://my.gm.com/recalls or via NHTSA’s website at https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/.

 

Q10) If customers are concerned, can they get a rental car or courtesy transportation?

Courtesy transportation is available for customers whose vehicles are involved in this recall and are within the warranty coverage period for the warranty which is associated with this recall.  Please refer to Warranty Administration Bulletin #17-NA-073:  Field Action Courtesy Transportation Policy for further information.

 


 

 


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHEVROLET TAHOE 2021
GMC YUKON 2021

 


11 Associated Documents

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re N212327720 – Safety Recall Fuel Tank Leak

RCMN-21V064-0929.pdf 10.539KB

RCMN-21V064-0929

 


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-21V064-0802.pdf 116.229KB

RCONL-21V064-0802

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re REVISION – N212327720-01 – Safety Recall Fuel Tank Leak Customer Letter

RCMN-21V064-4614.pdf 56.225KB

RCMN-21V064-4614

 


Safety Bulletin re Product Safety Recall N212327720 Fuel Tank Leak

RCSB-21V064-6238.pdf 130.422KB

RCSB-21V064-6238

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-1

RCLQRT-21V064-1510.PDF 211.122KB

RCLQRT-21V064-1510

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-21V064-5071.pdf 116.398KB

RCSB-21V064-5071

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V064-2379.pdf 645.224KB

RCAK-21V064-2379

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V064-8487.PDF 214.029KB

RCLRPT-21V064-8487

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N212327720 Fuel Tank Leak

RMISC-21V064-5817.pdf 97.435KB

RMISC-21V064-5817

 


Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2021-3

RCLQRT-21V064-3187.PDF 211.301KB

RCLQRT-21V064-3187

 


Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2021-4

RCLQRT-21V064-0348.PDF 211.409KB

RCLQRT-21V064-0348

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V064&docType=RCL

 


 

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