2021 Chevrolet Camaro N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate

March 18, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V188000

Axle Shaft Missing Retaining Ring

A separated axle shaft can cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V188

Manufacturer General Motors, LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 8

 

Summary

General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Chevrolet Camaro vehicles. The left or right axle shaft may be missing a retaining ring, which could allow the axle shaft to separate while driving.

 

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left or right axle shaft as necessary, free of charge. The recall began April 21, 2021. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N212331000.

 

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 Camaro vehicles. The axle shaft in these vehicles may be missing a retaining ring, which can allow the axle shaft to separate while driving. If the axle shaft separates, the vehicle may lose propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Correction

Dealers will replace the left or right axle shaft.

 

Parts

Quantity Part Name Part No.
1 Left Side Wheel Drive Shaft 84800789
1 Right Side Wheel Drive Shaft 84800790
1 Left Side Wheel Drive Shaft 84550235
1 Right Side Wheel Drive Shaft 84550236
1 Rear Wheel Driveshaft Nut 11612295
1 Catalytic Converter Gasket 23355685 2021 Chevrolet Camaro N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate » small light
1 Exhaust System Seal 21992620 2021 Chevrolet Camaro N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate » small light
1 Catalytic Converter Clamp 22860193 2021 Chevrolet Camaro N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate » small light
2 Bolt 11610908 2021 Chevrolet Camaro N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate » small light

 

Service Procedure

Replace the Rear Wheel Drive Shaft side that is indicated in the above chart for your VIN. Refer to Rear Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement – Left Side or Rear Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement – Right Side in SI for instructions.

 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N212331000
Axle Shaft May Separate 

 

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?

Certain 2021 Chevrolet Camaro

 

Q2) What is the issue or condition?

The axle shaft in these vehicles may be missing a retaining ring, which can allow the axle shaft to separate while driving.

 

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

If the axle shaft separates, the vehicle may lose propulsion.

 

Q4) What is the remedy/repair?

Dealers will replace the left or right axle shaft.

 

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

If the axle shaft separates, the vehicle may lose propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

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

No, this 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.

 


 

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHEVROLET CAMARO 2021

 


16 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V188-2299.PDF 213.835KB

RCLRPT-21V188-2299

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V188-9506.pdf 645.208KB

RCAK-21V188-9506

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V188-9262.PDF 213.834KB

RCLRPT-21V188-9262

 


Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V188-2599.PDF 213.835KB

RCLRPT-21V188-2599

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Stop Delivery Order for Upcoming Safety Recall N212331000 One VIN in Dealer Inventory

RCMN-21V188-9296.pdf 45.874KB

RCMN-21V188-9296

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-2

RCLQRT-21V188-4463.PDF 211.126KB

RCLQRT-21V188-4463

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate

RMISC-21V188-0076.pdf 72.221KB

RMISC-21V188-0076

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-21V188-3904.pdf 113.121KB

RCSB-21V188-3904

 


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-21V188-5901.pdf 115.393KB

RCONL-21V188-5901

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate

RMISC-21V188-8776.pdf 72.467KB

RMISC-21V188-8776

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – REVISION N212331000-01 Safety Recall Axle Shaft May Separate Customer Letter Added

RCMN-21V188-4546.pdf 38.081KB

RCMN-21V188-4546

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N212331000 Axle Shaft May Separate

RMISC-21V188-4174.pdf 72.467KB

RMISC-21V188-4174

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-21V188-0145.pdf 137.051KB

RCSB-21V188-0145

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re N212331000 – Safety Recall Axle Shaft May Separate

RCMN-21V188-5723.pdf 11.881KB

RCMN-21V188-5723

 


Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2021-4

RCLQRT-21V188-8809.PDF 211.305KB

RCLQRT-21V188-8809

 


Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2021-3

RCLQRT-21V188-1998.PDF 211.223KB

RCLQRT-21V188-1998

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V188&docType=RCL

 


 

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