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CHEVROLET EL CAMINO RECALLS - (15 Recalls Found)

Since 1969, CHEVROLET has issued a total of 2991 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 15 have been for the CHEVROLET EL CAMINO starting in 1978. This accounts for approximately 8.7% of the 34557 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The EL CAMINO accounts for less than 1.0% of all the CHEVROLET recalls issued since 1969. Compared to other car manufacturers, CHEVROLET ranks #2 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the CHEVROLET EL CAMINO or CHEVROLET itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your CHEVROLET EL CAMINO listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired CHEVROLET EL CAMINO to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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1987 Recalls ↓

1987 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

Problem: MANUAL VALVE LINK IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY FORMED.Recall Details - 10/26/1987
1984 Recalls ↓

1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Problem: SOME VEHICLES HAVE BUCKET SEAT BACK LOCKS THAT DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 207, ANCHORAGE OF SEATS. IN EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BACK LOCK MAY NOT FUNCTION.Recall Details - 2/6/1984
1983 Recalls ↓

1983 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: THE MASTER CYLINDER REAR BRAKE PIPE, WHICH CARRIES BRAKE FLUID TO THE REAR BRAKES, MAY DEVELOP A LEAK DUE TO EXTENDED CHAFING ON THE AIR CLEANER RESONATOR BRACKET.Recall Details - 10/13/1983
1981 Recalls ↓

1981 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SUSPENSION:REAR

Problem: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE LOWER REAR CONTROL ARM TO THE FRAME MAY FRACTURE. THE REAR CONTROL ARM SUPPORTS AND POSITIONS THE REAR AXLE. FRACTURE OF THE BOLTS WOULD ALLOW THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP FREE.Recall Details - 2/25/1981

1981 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

Problem: "TX" HEAVY DUTY WHEELS MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH LAMINATED STEEL. THE WHEEL DISC MAY FRACTURE AND THE WHEEL AND TIRE COULD PARTIALLY OR COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 3/23/1981
1980 Recalls ↓

1980 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SUSPENSION:REAR

Problem: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE LOWER REAR CONTROL ARM TO THE FRAME MAY FRACTURE. THE REAR CONTROL ARM SUPPORTS AND POSITIONS THE REAR AXLE. FRACTURE OF THE BOLTS WOULD ALLOW THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP FREE.Recall Details - 2/25/1981

1980 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Problem: REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE AXLES THAT WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE AXLE SHAFT AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 11/24/1984

1980 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS

Problem: EXCESSIVE ENLARGEMENT OF THE WHEEL CYLINDER PILOT HOLE IN THE REAR BRAKE BACKING PLATE COULD ALLOW THE WHEEL CYLINDER TO ROTATE AND CAUSE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID LEADS TO LOSS OF REAR BRAKE ACTION, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT. FRONT BRAKES WOULD REMAIN OPERATIONAL.Recall Details - 4/29/1985
1979 Recalls ↓

1979 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS

Problem: EXCESSIVE ENLARGEMENT OF THE WHEEL CYLINDER PILOT HOLE IN THE REAR BRAKE BACKING PLATE COULD ALLOW THE WHEEL CYLINDER TO ROTATE AND CAUSE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID LEADS TO LOSS OF REAR BRAKE ACTION, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT. FRONT BRAKES WOULD REMAIN OPERATIONAL.Recall Details - 4/29/1985

1979 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Problem: REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE AXLES THAT WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE AXLE SHAFT AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 11/24/1984

1979 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SUSPENSION:REAR

Problem: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE LOWER REAR CONTROL ARM TO THE FRAME MAY FRACTURE. THE REAR CONTROL ARM SUPPORTS AND POSITIONS THE REAR AXLE. FRACTURE OF THE BOLTS WOULD ALLOW THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP FREE.Recall Details - 2/25/1981
1978 Recalls ↓

1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Problem: THE HUB PORTION OF THE FAN BLADE ASSEMBLY COULD CRACK DUE TO HIGH STRESS LEVELS GENERATED DURING ENGINE OPERATING CONDITIONS. EVENTUALLY, THE BLADE COULD BREAK APART AT THE HUB AND BLADE PIECES COULD BE PROPELLED INTO THE ENGINE. IF THE HOOD IS OPEN WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING, THE FRAGMENTS WOULD BE FREE TO FLY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 6/13/1978

1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SUSPENSION:REAR

Problem: THE BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE LOWER REAR CONTROL ARM TO THE FRAME MAY FRACTURE. THE REAR CONTROL ARM SUPPORTS AND POSITIONS THE REAR AXLE. FRACTURE OF THE BOLTS WOULD ALLOW THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP FREE.Recall Details - 2/25/1981

1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Problem: REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE AXLES THAT WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THIS CONDITION MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE AXLE SHAFT AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 11/24/1984

1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS

Problem: EXCESSIVE ENLARGEMENT OF THE WHEEL CYLINDER PILOT HOLE IN THE REAR BRAKE BACKING PLATE COULD ALLOW THE WHEEL CYLINDER TO ROTATE AND CAUSE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID LEADS TO LOSS OF REAR BRAKE ACTION, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR AN ACCIDENT. FRONT BRAKES WOULD REMAIN OPERATIONAL.Recall Details - 4/29/1985
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