The defect: affected vehicles may experience the front brake calipers leaking brake fluid. This is due to air pockets, an imperfection in the metal caliper body.
The hazards: if the vehicle experiences a brake fluid leak it can increase the stopping distance, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Affected vehicles: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks manufactured January 6, 2014 to December 24, 2014.
Number of vehicles affected: 14,838.
The fix: GM will notify owners and dealers will inspect and replace the front-brake calipers if necessary, free of charge to the customer. The recall is expected to begin July 10th, 2015.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this GM recall should visit recalls.gm.com.
On that page, customers can enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a Chevrolet or GMC dealer.
Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service or GMC customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- GMC Customer Service: 1-800-462-8782
- General Motors Recall Number: 14888
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 15V278000