N222368230 Potential Brake Fluid Leak – 2022 Chevrolet Silverado MD 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD

May 20, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V364000

Improperly Tightened Brake Line May Leak

A brake fluid leak can extend the distance required to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V364

Manufacturer General Motors, LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 39

 

Summary

General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2022 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD vehicles. The pressure-sensor fitting of the primary hydraulic brake line assembly may not be tightened correctly, which could result in a brake fluid leak.

 

Remedy

Dealers will tighten the brake pressure switch, bleed the brake system, and top-off the brake fluid, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 5, 2022. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N222368230.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall

 


2022 Chevrolet Silverado MD 6500
2022 Chevrolet Silverado MD 6500

 


Condition

General Motors has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain 2022 model year Chevrolet Medium Duty 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD vehicles. Navistar, the manufacturer of these vehicles, has determined that the pressure-sensor fitting of the primary hydraulic brake line assembly may not be tightened to the correct torque and could leak brake fluid. A brake fluid leak could lead to extended braking distances, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Correction

Dealers will tighten the brake pressure switch to specification, bleed the brake system, and top-off the brake fluid.

 

Parts

Quantity Part Name Part No.
3 Brake Fluid 19353126

 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N222368230
Potential Brake Fluid 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?

Certain Silverado MD 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD vehicles.

 

Q2) What is the issue or condition?

The pressure sensor fitting of the primary hydraulic brake line assembly may not be tightened to the correct torque and can result in a minor brake fluid leak when the brakes are applied.

 

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

A brake fluid leak could lead to extended braking distances, increasing the risk of a crash.  If brake fluid is lost, drivers may experience soft or low brake pedal feel and a brake warning light may illuminate.  Brake fluid may be present on the ground or in the engine compartment.

 

Q4) What is the remedy/repair?

Dealers will tighten the brake pressure switch to specification, bleed the brake system, and top-off the brake fluid.

 

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

A brake fluid leak could lead to extended braking distances, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

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/.

 


3 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHEVROLET 4500HD 2022
CHEVROLET 5500HD 2022
CHEVROLET 6500HD 2022

 


8 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V364-9645.PDF 213.893KB

RCLRPT-22V364-9645

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N222368230 Potential Brake Fluid Leak

RMISC-22V364-7324.pdf 95.922KB

RMISC-22V364-7324

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V364-3973.pdf 645.309KB

RCAK-22V364-3973

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22V364-1383.pdf 178.894KB

RCSB-22V364-1383

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re N222368230 – Safety Recall Potential Brake Fluid Leak

RCMN-22V364-1250.pdf 11.672KB

RCMN-22V364-1250

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22V364-6991.pdf 210.411KB

RCSB-22V364-6991

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re N222368230-01 – Safety Recall Potential Brake Fluid Leak Customer Letter Added

RCMN-22V364-8300.pdf 9.95KB

RCMN-22V364-8300

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Safety Recall N222368230 Potential Brake Fluid Leak

RMISC-22V364-2767.pdf 95.922KB

RMISC-22V364-2767

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V364&docType=RCL

 


 

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