April 10, 2000
2000 Chevrolet S10, Silverado, GMC Sonoma and Sierra Trucks
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Chevrolet S10,
Silverado, GMC Sonoma and Sierra trucks, manufactured in August 1999, because
certain light duty trucks equipped with 4-wheel disc brakes, the Antilock Brake System
(ABS) motor contains an out-of-specification spring clip.
This clip could allow the motor bearing to become
misaligned. If misalignment occurs, eventually the ABS would be non-functional. The base
brakes would remain fully functional, but the Dynamic Rear Proportioning (DRP) system,
which optimizes front to rear brake balance, would become inoperative, increasing the
likelihood of a crash.
Approximately 10,600 trucks are affected by this
recall. Dealers will replace the brake pressure module valve assembly.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification will begin during April 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy
within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V055/GM Recall
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to SafeMail subscribers April 10,
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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