Chevrolet Recalls

Chevrolet Recall Check

Driving a Chevrolet impacted by a recall can pose serious risks to yourself, your passengers, and other drivers on the road. If you think your vehicle is part of a safety recall, run a Chevrolet recall check to determine its defects and how to get the issue fixed. It is important to follow the safety guidelines provided by the manufacturer if your car has been affected by a recall. offers free VIN recall check Chevrolet vehicles.

How do I check if my Chevrolet has a recall?

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A Chevrolet Recall check by covers:

Recalls and defects
Car report summary
Market value
Vehicle specifications
Equipment details
Fuel efficiency
Safety rating
Inspection checklist
Auto insurance
NMVTIS report

What does an Chevrolet recall announcement include?

If there are recalls for your Chevrolet, check the following:

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: identification number assigned to a recall
  • Summary: details of the recall such as the vehicles covered, where the vehicles were sold or registered, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards,
  • Consequences: how the recall may compromise the operation and safety of the vehicle
  • Remedy: how the problem can be fixed (repair, replacement or refund) and how to contact Chevrolet for assistance

How should I contact Chevrolet about an open recall?

For more information regarding recalls:

  • Chevrolet Recall Hotline: (800) 222-1020

You may also check recall information for safety and defects at the official Chevrolet Owners website.

  • NHTSA: National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

How do I fix a Chevrolet recall?

Chevrolet is notifying car owners if their vehicle is part of the recall. The Chevrolet recall information website is also a good place to look for open recalls. Chevrolet recommends vehicle owners to use its VIN search tool to find out if they’re affected. If your vehicle has an open recall, set up an appointment with your local dealership to have it serviced free of charge.

What are the latest Chevrolet recalls?

Not all owners of recalled vehicles get recall notices. If you own a Chevrolet, these are the vehicles that were recently recalled:

Issue Affected Vehicles Impact Solution/Repair
Loose seat belts 2019-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

2020-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

2021 Chevrolet Suburban

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

The seat belt mounting brackets may not be secured to the seat frame. The belts may not properly restrain people, which can cause injury or death in a crash. Owners of affected vehicles will be notified. Dealers will inspect the brackets and reassemble them correctly.
Oil transmission leak 2018-2020 Chevrolet Equinox

2018-2020 Chevrolet Traverse

2019-2020 Chevrolet Blazer
2018-2019 Chevrolet Cruze

2018 Chevrolet Malibu

Two bolts may be missing from the stop-start mechanism, allowing the fluid to leak. The leaked oil can cause the vehicle to stop moving or possibly catch fire. Dealers will inspect the mechanism and replace bolts if they’re missing.
Suspension problem 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Parts of the suspension called toe links may break making it very hard to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links and adjuster fasteners for free. This repair is not yet available. Owners will be notified starting March 15.
Faulty brakes


2015-2020 Chevrolet Suburban
2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500(Only models equipped with a 5.3L V8 engine, four-wheel drive and a 3.08-ratio rear axle are subject to the recall.)
One of the rear wheels brakes without warning. If a wheel-speed sensor malfunctions when the vehicle is moving at between 41 and 60 mph, the Electronic-Brake Control Module “EBCM” software may activate the driveline-protection system and apply the brakes to the wheel opposite the sensor, , increasing the risk of a crash. Vehicles will get a software update to resolve the issue, free of charge.

Is my Chevrolet affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

Chevrolet vehicles are affected by the nation’s largest-ever recall on the faulty Takata airbag inflators. Many people have died and have been injured from the defective Takata airbags due to inflator explosions, though none of those involved Chevrolet vehicles.

The affected vehicles include those manufactured between model years 2007 and 2014. Vehicle owners will be notified about this recall starting March 1, 2021. Owners will be later instructed to bring their truck or SUV to an authorized dealer where a new front passenger airbag will be installed, free of charge. Check below to see the specific model years included in the Takata airbag recall.

Model Model Years Covered
Avalanche 2007-2013
Silverado 1500 2007-2013
Silverado 2500 2007-2014
Silverado 3500 2007-2014
Suburban 2007-2014
Tahoe 2007-2014

Can I search recalls for a Chevrolet using a license plate number?

Check for Chevrolet recalls using the license plate search tool of to find out if there are any pending safety recalls for your vehicle.

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Why should I run a Chevrolet Recall Check?

If you think that your Chevrolet can be affected by a recall, it is important to check the recall status of your vehicle by running a Chevrolet recall check. You will need to take it to a dealership to be repaired or replaced.

  1. Check for Chevrolet safety defects. To prevent injuries and deaths, checking for safety-related issues in your vehicle is an effective way to save lives and reduce accidents, keeping the road safer for everyone.
  2. Check for Chevrolet compliance to federal safety standards. Car recalls are issued for many reasons. You must ensure your Chevrolet is compliant with current federal regulations or if the vehicle poses a risk to those driving.
  3. Keep you informed. Be sure that the Chevrolet you are about to buy is safe, check to see whether any outstanding recalls apply to it and if it still needs to be repaired. 
  4. Having your Chevrolet repaired right away. You may find yourself the owner of a defective vehicle. If you have checked its recall status, you can take your Chevrolet to a dealer to get your car fixed. Recall repairs are free.

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