Recalls: 2013 Cadillac SRX Software Issue, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD Fuel Tank Leak
Still in the hot seat after its massive ignition recall, GM has announced another round of recalls unrelated to that issue. The first involves a faulty transmission control module in more than 50,000 2013 model-year Cadillac SRX crossovers. The other involves a fuel pipe that could leak on some 2015 model-year GM heavy-duty pickups with the diesel engine and dual fuel tanks.
2013 Cadillac SRX
The Problem: The transmission control module (TCM) on some SRX models equipped with the 3.6-liter V-6 engine is defective, causing a three- to four-second delay in acceleration in certain driving situations.
The Fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram TCM units free of charge. The automaker has not yet provided a notification schedule, but owners can contact Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006 using the recall number 14132 for more details.
Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: The recall affects 50,571 model-year 2013 Cadillac SRX models with the 3.6-liter V-6, and manufactured between May 29, 2012 and June 26, 2013.
2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD
The Problem: Certain Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra HD trucks with the 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8 engine and dual fuel tanks have a fuel pipe connecting the tanks to the fuel transfer pump that may not be properly torqued, which could result in a leak, and subsequently a fire.
The Fix: GM will notify owners beginning May 19, and dealers will tighten the fuel pipe connections to the proper specs. Owners can contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at 1-800-462-8782 using the recall number 14067.
Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: The recall affects just 51 2015 model-year Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups manufactured between February 11, 2014 and February 19, 2014, and equipped with the diesel engine and dual tanks.