General Motors has issued a recall for more than 500 cars, trucks and SUVs from the 2020 model year in the United States and Canada, as the vehicles may be equipped with a faulty fuel pump.
The defect: the fuel pump on affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a missing pressure regulator, enabling the fuel system to over pressurize and potentially crack the fuel pump.
The hazards: cracks in the fuel pump can cause the fuel to leak from the pump and may cause a fire.
Affected components: fuel pump, fuel pump pressure regulator.
Affected vehicles: the following vehicles are affected – most of which are trucks and SUVs based on the GM K2XX platform. The Chevrolet Camaro is also involved. A total of 502 vehicles are affected in the U.S. and Canada.
- 2020 Cadillac Escalade
- 2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV
- 2020 Chevrolet Camaro
- 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
- 2020 Chevrolet Suburban
- 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe
- 2020 GMC Sierra 1500
- 2020 GMC Yukon
- 2020 GMC Yukon XL
The fix: GM dealers will replace the faulty fuel pump free of charge. It is not clear if all vehicles subject to the recall will be repaired as a precautionary measure or not.
Owners should: wait for GM to contact them, at which point they will be instructed to make an appointment with their certified GM dealership. If owners are unsure whether or not their vehicle is affected, they can visit my.gm.com/recalls and type in their VIN to see any open recalls or other actions that may be active on their vehicle.
- General Motors Recall Number: N192283991
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V837000
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-630-2438
- GMC Customer Service: 1-800-462-8782
- Cadillac Customer Service: 1-800-333-4223
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153