A recall has been issued for certain 2021 model-year GM SUVs due to a control module problem that may lead to a fuel pump failure.
The problem: in affected GM SUVs, the fuel pump power control module may have an issue that can cause the fuel pump to fail or operate intermittently. This condition may interrupt fuel flow to the engine and cause a sudden and unexpected engine stall.
The hazards: an engine stall would shut off certain power electronics in the vehicle and cause the vehicle to decelerate suddenly. This would therefore increase the risk of a crash.
The fix: dealers will be instructed to replace the fuel pump power control module in affected GM SUVs. These repairs will be performed at no cost to the vehicle owner.
Affected components: fuel pump, fuel pump power control module.
- 2021 Cadillac Escalade
- 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
- 2021 Chevy Tahoe
- 2021 Chevy Suburban
- 2021 GMC Yukon
- 2021 GMC Yukon XL
Number of affected vehicles: a total of 14,939 units are believed to have this condition.
Owners should: owners of affected GM SUVs will be contacted by the automaker and instructed to make an appointment with their dealer. Notification letters will be mailed to these owners starting on November 8th, 2021. Those who may be unsure whether or not their vehicle is affected by this recall can visit my.gm.com/recalls and type in their VIN to view any open recalls or other actions that may be active on it. Affected owners can also reach out to GM or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration directly with any questions and concerns they may have using the contact information included below.
- GM recall number: N212332040
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V739000
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- GMC Customer Service: 1-800-462-8782
- Cadillac Customer Service: 1-877-248-2080
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
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