The General Motors Recall; Mechanical Vacuum Pump may Decrease Over Time, Recall Says
Recently, General Motors has announced its recall on 14,620 model year 2018 Cadillac Escalades, Chevrolet Silverado 1500s & Tahoes, and GMC Sierra 1500s & Yukons with either a 5.3L or 6.2L V8 engine.
According to reports, its mechanical vacuum pump may decrease over time. Thus, reducing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist.
If a decrease in brake assist occurs, the operator will need to increase the brake pedal effort and distance required to stop the vehicle. This issue can lead to a crash.
Are you an owner of any of the vehicles mentioned above? Have you experienced an issue with the vacuum pump? Tell us about your experience with it.
What You Can Do About the GM Recall
General Motors confirmed that they will inform the owners about this recall. Meanwhile, dealers will take charge of reprogramming the Electronic Brake Control Module free of charge.
The recall is set to start on November 16, 2020.
For owners who may have additional concerns, they may call GM customer service at (866) 522-9559, Cadillac customer service at (800) 458-8006, or Chevrolet customer service at (800)630-2438. Meanwhile, the number for GM’s recent recall is N202300860.
Editor’s note on the General Motors Recall:
This piece is to inform you about Cadillac Escalades, Chevrolet Silverados & Tahoes, and GMC Sierra 1500s & Yukons Recalled Over Faulty Vacuum Pump.
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