GM Recalls 473K Trucks, SUVs for Brake Pedal Issue

GM Recalls 473K Trucks, SUVs for Brake Pedal Issue

GM is recalling select trucks and SUVs to address an issue with their brake pedals.

The recall covers over 473,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada and includes the 2015-2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles. According to the American automaker, the affected vehicles’ have a nut on the brake pedal pivot mechanism that can come loose, causing the brake pedal itself to loosen and fail to work properly. GM is unaware of any reports of crashes or injuries due to the issue.

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To address the affected vehicles, dealerships will inspect the pivot bolts and if they weren’t fixed at the factory, adhesive will be applied on the nut and it will be retightened. Canadian safety regulators have also noted that the issue can cause the brake lights to stay on longer than expected.

GM announced that the recall will begin shortly.

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