2022 Chevy Silverado MD Recalled Over Potential Brake Fluid Leak0
Certain examples of the 2022 model-year Chevy Silverado Medium Duty truck have been recalled over an issue related to the brake line pressure sensor fitting.
The problem: Navistar, which manufactures the Silverado MD on behalf of GM at its plant in Springfield, Ohio, has determined that the pressure sensor fitting on the primary hydraulic brake line assembly may not have been tightened to the correct torque specification at the factory and may therefore leak brake fluid.
The hazards: a brake fluid leak could lead to reduced braking performance and extended braking distances, increasing the risk of a crash.
The fix: dealers will be instructed to tighten the brake pressure fitting to the proper torque specification, bleed the brake system, and top-off the brake fluid. This should prevent the brake lines from leaking at the pressure sensor fitting going forward.
Affected components: pressure sensor fitting, brake fluid.
- 2022 Chevy Silverado 4500HD
- 2022 Chevy Silverado 5500HD
- 2022 Chevy Silverado 6500HD
Number of affected vehicles: it’s currently unclear how many 2022 Chevy Silverado Medium Duty trucks may be affected by this problem. A NHTSA document for this GM product safety recall has not yet been made public online.
Owners should: GM will notify owners of affected vehicles and instruct them to make an appointment with their dealer. Owners that are unsure whether or not their vehicle is affected by this recall can visit my.gm.com/recalls and type in their VIN to see any open recalls or other actions that may be active on it. Owners can also reach out to Chevrolet or NHTSA directly with any questions or concerns they may have using the recall number and contact information included below.
- GM recall number: N222368230
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- NHTSA (toll-free number): 1-888-327-4236
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