A182202370 – Lower-Control Arm May Separate From Vehicle – 2017-2019 Chevrolet Trax

April 18, 2019

Lower-Control Arm May Separate From Vehicle

A partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle could cause the attached front wheel to toe outward, impacting the vehicle’s handling and steering and increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V312

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 112,958

 

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Chevrolet Trax vehicles. A joint in one or both of the front lower-control arms may have been improperly welded. An improperly welded joint may break, resulting in the partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle.

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Service Brake Assist Message with DTC a C053D or C058E – 2019 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500

NHTSA ID Number: 10156931

Manufacturer Communication Number: PIT5638B

 

Summary

This Preliminary information communicates an issues with a Service Brake Assist Message With DTC C0021, C05B0 and/or C058E and that engineering released updated calibrations to correct the issue. Hard brake pedal or increased effort is needed and may extend stopping distance. Issue could be caused by an internal software calibration.

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Ticking Noise From The Engine – 2019 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500

NHTSA ID Number: 10149064

Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5606

 

Summary

This Preliminary information communicates A vehicle may have a tick noise from the engine cold, initial start in the morning. A lifter may not have sufficient amount of oil during cold start operation (not pumped up).  As information comes in the Pi will be updated and when the final repair is out this this PI will be changed to a Bulletin

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Check Engine Light On With DTC P24B3 and / or P24B5 – 2019 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra

NHTSA ID Number: 10149066

Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5607

 

Summary

This Preliminary information communicates that GM engineering is investigating the root cause of DTCs P24B3 and / or P24B5 setting.

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Check Engine Light On With P0299 Or P0234 – 2011-2019 Buick & Chevrolet

NHTSA ID Number: 10147384

Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5495G

 

Summary

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that may have a Malfunction Indicator Lamp on. The technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0299 or P0234 set. The technician is provided with a list of causes of misdiagnosis leading to returned Turbochargers with no trouble found. The purpose of this information is to reduce the number of no trouble found (NTF) turbochargers being returned to the WPC by informing the Service Department personnel of what inspections and/or diagnosis to perform, prior to replacing and returning a turbocharger to the WPC.

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