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GMC SUBURBAN RECALLS - (35 Recalls Found)

Since 1969, GMC has issued a total of 1432 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 35 have been for the GMC SUBURBAN starting in 1980. This accounts for approximately 5.3% of the 27025 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The SUBURBAN accounts for about 2.4% of all the GMC recalls issued since 1969. Compared to other car manufacturers, GMC ranks #4 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 GMC SUBURBAN or GMC 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 GMC SUBURBAN listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired GMC SUBURBAN to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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View GMC SUBURBAN Recalls Below ↓
2003 Recalls ↓

2003 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - STRUCTURE

Problem: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT. Recall Details - 3/7/2003
2002 Recalls ↓

2002 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - STRUCTURE

Problem: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT. Recall Details - 3/7/2003
2001 Recalls ↓

2001 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - STRUCTURE

Problem: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT. Recall Details - 3/7/2003

2001 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP AND UTILITY TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INTERNAL COMPONENT IN THE OUTBOARD SEAT BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE 2ND AND 3RD ROW OF SEATS THAT COULD BE CRACKED. WITH REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE LOCKING MECHANISM, THE CRACK COULD SPREAD TO THE POINT SUCH THAT THE SEAT BELT WOULD NO LONGER LOCK.Recall Details - 5/17/2001
2000 Recalls ↓

2000 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH VACUUM POWER, 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A KINKED BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM SUPPLY HOSE.Recall Details - 8/8/2000

2000 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - STRUCTURE

Problem: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT. Recall Details - 3/7/2003
1999 Recalls ↓

1999 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE OCCUPANT PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."Recall Details - 4/27/2000
1998 Recalls ↓

1998 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 2/17/1998

1998 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Problem: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH. Recall Details - 3/7/2003
1997 Recalls ↓

1997 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Problem: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH. Recall Details - 3/7/2003

1997 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL. Recall Details - 4/28/2003
1996 Recalls ↓

1996 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.Recall Details - 7/1/1998

1996 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL. Recall Details - 4/28/2003

1996 GMC SUBURBAN 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 Recalls ↓

1995 GMC SUBURBAN 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 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT-CABLE LOCK CLIP CAN BACK OUT OF ITS INSTALLED POSITION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF CABLE ADJUSTMENT. WHEN THE SHIFT LEVER IS PLACED IN THE "PARK" POSITION, THE "PARK" INDICATOR LIGHT MAY NOT ILLUMINATE.Recall Details - 7/26/1995

1995 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - AIR BAGS

Problem: THE VEHICLES HAVE BOTH THE SUPPLEMENTAL INFLATABLE RESTRAINT (SIR) LABEL AND AN ENGINE START LABEL INSTALLED ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE SUN VISOR. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO.208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."Recall Details - 7/25/1995

1995 GMC SUBURBAN 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 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL. Recall Details - 4/28/2003

1995 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.Recall Details - 7/1/1998
1994 Recalls ↓

1994 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS, CREW CABS, UTILITY TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH THE POLARITY OF THE WIRING FOR THE ZERO ADJUST BRAKE SWITCH REVERSED FROM WHAT WAS SPECIFIED ON THE SWITCH DRAWING. WITH THE REVERSED POLARITY, THE CONTACTS IN THE BRAKE SWITCH CAN WEAR OUT PREMATURELY. THE BRAKE SWITCH WILL PERFORM NORMALLY UNTIL THE BRAKE SWITCH CONTACTS WEAR OUT, RESULTING IN LOSS OF THE BRAKE LAMPS WITHOUT ANY WARNING TO THE DRIVER.Recall Details - 2/5/1999

1994 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, 2 AND 4-WHEEL DRIVE. SOLDER JOINTS NEAR THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN CRACK CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO WORK INTERMITTENTLY.Recall Details - 7/1/1998

1994 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Problem: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL. Recall Details - 4/28/2003
1992 Recalls ↓

1992 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Problem: THE PIVOT BOLT HOLDING THE BRAKE PEDAL TO ITS SUPPORT BRACKET MAY BE IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED AND MAY NOT HAVE ENGAGED THE LOCKING MATERIAL ON THE BOLT. THE BOLT CAN DISENGAGE FROM THE NUT.Recall Details - 4/14/1992

1992 GMC SUBURBAN 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 GMC SUBURBAN 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 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL VETWEEN THEM, CREATING A "SOFT" JOINT. THIS "SOFT" JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.Recall Details - 11/4/1996
1990 Recalls ↓

1990 GMC SUBURBAN 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 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL BETWEEN THEM, CREATING A "SOFT" JOINT. THIS "SOFT" JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.Recall Details - 11/16/1993
1989 Recalls ↓

1989 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SEATS

Problem: THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL BETWEEN THEM, CREATING A "SOFT" JOINT. THIS "SOFT" JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.Recall Details - 11/16/1993

1989 GMC SUBURBAN 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 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

Problem: DRIVERS SEAT AND/OR SHOULDER BELT LOCKING MECHANISM MAY NOT OPERATE.Recall Details - 1/30/1989

1988 GMC SUBURBAN 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
1982 Recalls ↓

1982 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - TRAILER HITCHES

Problem: THE PLATFORM TRAILER HITCHES ON THE SUSPECT VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH SUFFICIENT HITCH-TO-ATTACHMENT BOLT CLAMP LOAD. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE TRAILER HITCH ATTACHING PARTS MAY LOOSEN AND BREAK.Recall Details - 3/29/1982
1981 Recalls ↓

1981 GMC SUBURBAN Recall - SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Problem: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITHOUT THE RETAINER CLIP FOR THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSH ROD. THE ABSENCE OF THIS RETAINER CLIP COULD ALLOW THE BRAKE PEDAL TO DISENGAGE FROM THE MASTER CYCLINDER PUSH ROD.Recall Details - 11/14/1980
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