General Motors Recalls 40,000 Chevrolet Silverado Trucks for Fire Risk

General Motors has issued a recall for more than 40,000 Chevrolet Silverado medium-duty trucks after finding a manufacturing defect could result in the vehicle catching on fire.

Details of the Chevrolet Silverado Recall

According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),  the recall affects certain Silverado medium-duty trucks, model years 2019 and later.

Reports indicate the brake pressure sensor assembly equipped in the vehicles may allow brake fluid to leak and cause a short circuit. This, in turn, results in an increased risk of fire.

Owners of affected vehicles are advised to perk outdoors and away from structures until repairs can be completed.

The recall potentially includes 40,428 though that number may change.

Vehicles Included in the Chevrolet Silverado Recall

Vehicles currently included in the recall are:

  • 2019-2023 Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD
  • 2019-2023 Chevrolet Silverado 5500HD
  • 2019-2023 Chevrolet Silverado 6500HD

What to Do When Your Defective Vehicle Resulted in Injury

Drivers have enough to worry about while traversing the roadways on a daily basis. When a person gets behind the wheel of a car, there is a reasonable expectation that the car is going to perform in a matter that would not put the operator’s life in jeopardy. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of vehicle recalls each year due to manufacturer defects. If you or a loved one have been injured due to a defective part in a vehicle, contact Thomas J. Henry to receive your car recall compensation.

Thomas J. Henry Law’s experienced auto recall lawyers have handled a multitude of injury claims caused by recalled vehicles. We continue to handle cases involving faulty and dangerous GM ignition switches and Takata airbags. Call our attorneys today for a free legal consultation — our lawyers for vehicle recalls are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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