GM Recall for 2014 Chevy Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL
General Motors has announced a recall for a small contingent of its 2014 model year Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL SUVs to repair a potential issue involving loose rear brake caliper bolts.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report states that up to ten vehicles may be affected by an issue with rear brake caliper bolts not tightened to specification. Unaddressed loose brake caliper bolts can reduce braking performance and lead to increased stopping distances, which could potentially increase the risk of an accident.
Potentially affected vehicles are those with the following build dates:
- 2014 Chevrolet Suburbans manufactured between July 9, 2013 and July 22, 2013
- 2014 Chevrolet Tahoes manufactured between July 16, 2013 and July 23, 2013
- 2014 GMC Yukons manufactured between July 13, 2013 and July 18, 2013
- 2014 GMC Yukon XLs manufactured on July 22, 2013
The report states that GM will notify owners of those vehicles that may be affected, and dealers will inspect the bolts on both rear brake caliper brackets. Loose bolts will be replaced and tightened at no charge to the owner.
For more information, owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC at 1-800-462-8782 with the recall code of 13247, or the NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 with the campaign ID 13V342000.