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CHEVROLET K20 RECALLS - (37 Recalls Found)

Since 1969, CHEVROLET has issued a total of 2957 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 37 have been for the CHEVROLET K20 starting in 1977. This accounts for approximately 8.8% of the 33779 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The K20 accounts for about 1.3% 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 K20 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 K20 listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired CHEVROLET K20 to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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1996 Recalls ↓

1996 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE THROTTLE CABLE CONTACTING THE DASH MAT WHICH COULD BIND THE THROTTLE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE MAXIMUM RETURN TIMES REQUIRED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."Recall Details - 4/4/1996

1996 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

Problem: THE FOUR U-BOLTS NUTS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE REAR AXLE WERE UNDER-TORQUED.Recall Details - 5/7/1996
1995 Recalls ↓

1995 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE THROTTLE CABLE CONTACTING THE DASH MAT WHICH COULD BIND THE THROTTLE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE MAXIMUM RETURN TIMES REQUIRED BY FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."Recall Details - 4/4/1996

1995 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Problem: DUE TO A THIN CASE CASTING, AN EXTERNAL TRANSMISSION LEAK CAN OCCUR.Recall Details - 2/16/1995
1994 Recalls ↓

1994 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE SEAT RECLINER TO SEAT FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS ON THESE VEHICLE COULD LOOSEN, FATIGUE AND FRACTURE, ALLOWING THE SEAT BACK TO SUDDENLY RECLINE.Recall Details - 12/21/1995

1994 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Problem: THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSH ROD RETAINER IS MISSING, MISPOSITIONED OR NOT PROPERLY SEATED.Recall Details - 9/15/1993

1994 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE SEATS HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITHOUT BOLTS THAT CONNECT THE UPPER SLAVE HINGE TO THE SEAT BACK FRAME, OR WITHOUT BOLTS THAT CONNECT THE SEAT TO THE SEAT ADJUSTER. IN EITHER CASE, THE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FNVSS NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."Recall Details - 12/14/1993

1994 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Problem: TRUCKS WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THE LEFT-HAND LOWER CONTROL ARM TO FRAME REAR NUT TIGHTENED BELOW THE SPECIFIED TORQUE. LOW TORQUE ON THIS NUT MAY ALLOW THE ATTACHMENT BOLT TO LOOSED AND SUBSEQUENTLY FATIGUE AND BREAK. THE BOLT BREAKAGE CAN CAUSE THE LEFT HAND CONTROL ARM TO SEPARATE FROM THE FRAME.Recall Details - 4/5/1994

1994 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Problem: THE WINDSHIELDS WERE INSTALLED WITH INCORRECT WINDSHIELD OPENING PINCH-WELD-FLANGE PRIMER. THIS PRIMER WILL NOT PROPERLY ETCH THE PAINTED SURFACE OF THE FLANGE, ALLOWING THE WINDSHIELD TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE DURING A COLLISION. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 212, "WINDSHIELD MOUNTING."Recall Details - 10/26/1994
1993 Recalls ↓

1993 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE SEAT RECLINER TO SEAT FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS ON THESE VEHICLE COULD LOOSEN, FATIGUE AND FRACTURE, ALLOWING THE SEAT BACK TO SUDDENLY RECLINE.Recall Details - 12/21/1995

1993 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.Recall Details - 2/1/1993
1992 Recalls ↓

1992 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.Recall Details - 2/1/1993

1992 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Problem: SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.Recall Details - 8/2/1993

1992 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SEATS

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: EXTENDED-CAB PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HIGH-BACK BUCKET SEATS. THE SEAT RECLINER TO FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS CAN LOOSEN, FATIGUE, AND FRACTURE ALLOWING THE SEAT BACK TO SUDDENLY RECLINE.Recall Details - 5/20/1999
1991 Recalls ↓

1991 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Problem: SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.Recall Details - 8/2/1993

1991 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.Recall Details - 2/1/1993
1990 Recalls ↓

1990 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: ON C AND K MODELS, FEED AND OR RETURN FUEL LINES CAN CONTACT THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE CORDON SHAFT. IN ADDITION, ON K MODELS LINES MAY ALSO CONTACT FRONT PROPSHAFT. IN EITHER CASE THE FUEL LINES COULD BE DAMAGED RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.Recall Details - 1/29/1990

1990 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Problem: LOOSE PIVOT BOLT HOLDING THE BRAKE PEDAL TO ITS SUPPORT BRACKET COULD DISENGAGE FROM THE NUT.Recall Details - 6/4/1990

1990 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Problem: SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.Recall Details - 8/2/1993

1990 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.Recall Details - 2/1/1993
1989 Recalls ↓

1989 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - TRAILER HITCHES

Problem: THERE MAY BE BELOW SPECIFIED TORQUE ON THE TRAILER HITCH ATTACHING FASTENERS, ALLOWING THE TRAILER HITCH TO MOVE UNDER TOWING LOADS.Recall Details - 5/15/1989

1989 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.Recall Details - 2/1/1993

1989 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Problem: SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.Recall Details - 8/2/1993
1988 Recalls ↓

1988 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Problem: SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.Recall Details - 8/2/1993

1988 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.Recall Details - 2/1/1993

1988 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES

Problem: CRUISE CONTROL CABLE LOCK MECHANISM MAY SELF DISENGAGE CAUSING ERRATIC OPERATION OR THROTTLE NOT RETURNING TO IDLE.Recall Details - 8/10/1987

1988 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Problem: ONE OR BOTH OF OUTER TIE ROD NUTS MAY BE LOOSE AND NOT CRIMPED.Recall Details - 8/10/1987

1988 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Problem: TRUCKS MAY HAVE CRACKED OR BROKEN DOOR STRIKER NUTS, WHICH DO NOT CONFORM TO FMVSS 206.Recall Details - 8/10/1987

1988 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

Problem: INCORRECT FRONT SHOCK ABSORBER UPPER AND LOWER NUTS COULD LOOSEN.Recall Details - 8/10/1987
1982 Recalls ↓

1982 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Problem: THE REAR AXLE SHAFTS RECEIVED IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT DURING MANUFACTURE. THE SHAFT MAY BREAK AND THE TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY COULD DISENGAGE FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 8/24/1982
1980 Recalls ↓

1980 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Problem: FATIGUE CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER HOUSING. THIS MAY CAUSE A VACUUM LEAK AND REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE BRAKES. AFTER PROLONGED USE, THE CRACKS MAY DEVELOP TO THE EXTENT THAT THE BOOSTER MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 1/13/1981
1979 Recalls ↓

1979 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Problem: ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES THE BRAKE STOPLIGHT AND CRUISE CONTROL SWITCH WHICH IS OPERATED BY THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH AN INCORRECT LUBRICANT ON THE ACTUATING PLUNGER. THIS CAN CAUSE THE REAR BRAKE STOPLIGHTS TO BECOME INOPERATIVE AND THE CRUISE CONTROL, IF ACTIVATED, TO STAY ELECTRICALLY ENGAGED.Recall Details - 6/6/1979

1979 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Problem: FATIGUE CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE BRAKE VACUUM BOOSTER HOUSING. THIS MAY CAUSE A VACUUM LEAK AND REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE BRAKES. AFTER PROLONGED USE, THE CRACKS MAY DEVELOP TO THE EXTENT THAT THE BOOSTER MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 1/13/1981
1978 Recalls ↓

1978 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Problem: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS", IN THAT THE TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE LISTED ON THE LABELS IS TOO LOW.Recall Details - 6/27/1978

1978 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

Problem: THE FRONT NUTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS. THESE NUTS COULD LOOSEN DURING VEHICLE OPERATION AND CAUSE THE FRONT HUB AND ROTOR ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE WHEEL AND TIRE ASSEMBLY.Recall Details - 8/7/1978
1977 Recalls ↓

1977 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Problem: THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD IN COMBINATION WITH THE PEDAL INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CUT THROUGH THE FLOOR PAN RUBBER MAT OR CARPET INTO THE THICK RESILIENT INSULATION PAD UNDERNEATH DURING HEAVY OR REPEATED FULL THROTTLE APPLICATIONS. AS A RESULT, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD MAY CATCH IN THE MAT OR CARPET, PREVENTING THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE WHEN THE DRIVER"S FOOT IS REMOVED FROM THE PEDAL.Recall Details - 10/14/1977
1976 Recalls ↓

1976 CHEVROLET K20 Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Problem: THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD IN COMBINATION WITH THE PEDAL INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CUT THROUGH THE FLOOR PAN RUBBER MAT OR CARPET INTO THE THICK RESILIENT INSULATION PAD UNDERNEATH DURING HEAVY OR REPEATED FULL THROTTLE APPLICATIONS. AS A RESULT, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD MAY CATCH IN THE MAT OR CARPET, PREVENTING THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE WHEN THE DRIVER"S FOOT IS REMOVED FROM THE PEDAL.Recall Details - 10/14/1977
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