2016-'17 GM Trucks and SUVs Recalled; Owners Advised Not to Drive Them | Edmunds

2016-'17 GM Trucks and SUVs Recalled; Owners Advised Not to Drive Them


DETROIT — General Motors is recalling 4,789 trucks and SUVs in the U.S., including the 2016-'17 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2016 Cadillac Escalade and 2016 GMC Yukon because of a suspension problem, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The recall also includes the 2016 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon XL; and 2016 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV.

"The front upper control arms may have inadequate welds near the control arm bushing," said NHTSA in its recall summary. "Inadequate welds may allow the control arm to separate from the bushing, compromising steering and increasing the risk of a crash."

Owners are being told not to drive the vehicles until the repairs are made.

There are no accidents or injuries linked to the recall, Chevrolet spokesman Tom Wilkinson told Edmunds on Tuesday.

It is estimated that fewer than 550 of the vehicles have been delivered to U.S. customers. The automaker will contact owners directly. Dealers will transport the vehicles for repairs and can provide loaner vehicles.

Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac dealers will replace the left and right front upper control arms and realign the vehicle. Owners will be mailed an interim notification in early May and will be mailed a second notice when remedy parts are available.

Owners can contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782.

Edmunds says: Your dealer can help you to determine if your vehicle is included in this recall and take care of transportation and loaner arrangements.

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