Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab 153" WB 4WD LT.

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 05V055000
Mfg's Report Date: 02/14/2005
Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 7194


Summary:
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT." UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE STARTING CONDITIONS, THE SHIFT LEVER POSITION INDICATOR LOCATED IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER MAY NOT ILLUMINATE. IF THE SHIFT LEVER POSITION INDICATOR DOES NOT ILLUMINATE, THE DRIVER MAY NOT KNOW WHICH GEAR THE VEHICLE IS IN.

Consequence:
THE VEHICLE MAY MOVE IN AN UNINTENDED DIRECTION RESULTING IN POSSIBLE INJURY TO OTHERS OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 18, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.

Notes:
GM RECALL NO. 05023. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

Disclaimer

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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