Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2001 GMC Sierra 2500 Ext Cab 143.5" WB 4WD SLE.

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 01V125
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 77,485


Summary:
Certain 2-wheel drive pickup trucks fail to comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 120, "Tire Selection and Rims for Motor Vehicles other than Passenger Cars." The problem was caused by a computer error that resulted in the certification label listing tire size and inflation pressure information that differ from the tire size and the inflation pressure information for the tires on the vehicle. If the vehicle owner or someone servicing the vehicle inflates the tires according to the pressure specified on the label versus the appropriate pressure for the tires, the tires could be under-inflated or over-inflated depending on the tires mounted on the vehicle. If the tires are under-inflated, it could reduce the tread life of the tire, and the tire could degrade to a point of allowing sudden air loss. If the tires are over-inflated, it could reduce the tread life of the tire and increase susceptibility to road hazard damage. If sudden air loss or a road haz...

Remedy:
Owners will be provided with a new label and installation instructions. However, a dealer can install the label if the owner so desires. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during May 2001. Owners who do not receive the free label within a reasonable time should contact GMC at 1-800-462-8782 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020.

Dates of Manufacture:
November 2000 - January 2001

Manufacturer Recall Number:
01021

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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