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CHEVROLET K30 RECALLS - (36 Recalls Found)

Since 1969, CHEVROLET has issued a total of 2954 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 36 have been for the CHEVROLET K30 starting in 1977. This accounts for approximately 8.8% of the 33748 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The K30 accounts for about 1.2% 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 K30 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 K30 listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired CHEVROLET K30 to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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1996 Recalls ↓

1996 CHEVROLET K30 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 K30 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

1996 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - TIRES:BEAD

Problem: THESE TIRES HAVE BEAD DAMAGE WHICH OCCURED DURING TIRE MOUNTING.Recall Details - 7/1/1996
1995 Recalls ↓

1995 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - TIRES:BEAD

Problem: THESE TIRES HAVE BEAD DAMAGE WHICH OCCURED DURING TIRE MOUNTING.Recall Details - 7/1/1996

1995 CHEVROLET K30 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

1995 CHEVROLET K30 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
1994 Recalls ↓

1994 CHEVROLET K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 K30 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
1993 Recalls ↓

1993 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Problem: THE REAR BENCH SEAT DOES NOT MEET THE LOAD REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS," BECAUSE THE MANUAL LATCH MECHANISM ON THE FOLDING FULL BENCH REAR SEAT WAS ATTACHED TO THE BACK FRAME LOWER CROSS TUBE WITH DOMED HEAD STEEL RIVETS INSTEAD OF THE BOLTS SPECIFIED.Recall Details - 9/27/1993

1993 CHEVROLET K30 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

1993 CHEVROLET K30 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
1992 Recalls ↓

1992 CHEVROLET K30 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

1992 CHEVROLET K30 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
1991 Recalls ↓

1991 CHEVROLET K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 Recalls ↓

1988 CHEVROLET K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 K30 Recall - SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

Problem: INCORRECT FRONT SHOCK ABSORBER UPPER AND LOWER NUTS COULD LOOSEN.Recall Details - 8/10/1987
1985 Recalls ↓

1985 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

Problem: IN SOME 16 X 6 DISC WHEELS A MANUFACTURING DEFECT MAY CAUSE THE WHEELS TO CRACK IN THE DROP CENTER PORTION OF THE RIM. IF THE CRACK WERE TO OCCUR ON A WHEEL WITH A TUBE TYPE TIRE MOUNTED TO IT, AND CONTINUED TO GO UNDETECTED, THE WHEEL COULD SPLIT, RESULTING IN A RAPID LOSS OF AIR FROM THE TIRE.Recall Details - 10/26/1984

1985 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: CERTAIN TRUCKS DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE TRUCKS WERE ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE ROOF MARKER LAMPS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: SAFE OPERATION OF THE TRUCKS DURING DARKNESS OR REDUCED VISIBILITY WOULD BE IMPAIRED.Recall Details - 2/20/1985

1985 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - WHEELS:RIM

Problem: THE WHEEL MAY DEVELOP CRACKS BETWEEN THE DISC AND RIM. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THIS OCCURS AND IS NOT NOTICED, THE CRACK COULD INCREASE AROUND THE RIM, RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF THE RIM FROM THE DISC, LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT MAY OCCUR.Recall Details - 11/26/1985
1984 Recalls ↓

1984 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

Problem: IN SOME 16 X 6 DISC WHEELS A MANUFACTURING DEFECT MAY CAUSE THE WHEELS TO CRACK IN THE DROP CENTER PORTION OF THE RIM. IF THE CRACK WERE TO OCCUR ON A WHEEL WITH A TUBE TYPE TIRE MOUNTED TO IT, AND CONTINUED TO GO UNDETECTED, THE WHEEL COULD SPLIT, RESULTING IN A RAPID LOSS OF AIR FROM THE TIRE.Recall Details - 10/26/1984
1983 Recalls ↓

1983 CHEVROLET K30 Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE ROOF MARKER LAMPS REQUIRED FOR TRUCKS OF 80 OR MORE INCHES OVERALL WIDTH. VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT".Recall Details - 3/22/1983
1980 Recalls ↓

1980 CHEVROLET K30 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 K30 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 K30 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 K30 Recall - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Problem: THE EXISTING CERTIFICATION LABELS CONTAIN INCORRECT RIM SIZE INFORMATION. THIS IS A NON-COMPLIANCE TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS". THE EXISTING LABELS SPECIFY THE USE OF 16.5X6.00 REAR WHEELS INSTEAD OF THE CORRECT 16.5X6.75 WHEELS.Recall Details - 5/3/1978
1977 Recalls ↓

1977 CHEVROLET K30 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 K30 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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