1991 GMC Suburban

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 1991 GMC Suburban

Recall Date Component Summary
November 4, 1996 SEATS

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.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FOAM AND/OR VINYL FROM BETWEEN THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME “SOFT” JOINT AND REPLACE THE RECLINER BOLTS.

February 1, 1993 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.

Remedy:

INSTALL A LONGER TRANSMISSION VENT HOSE ROUTED TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT OF THE VEHICLE.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1991 GMC Suburban

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Date Component  
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31 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1991 GMC Suburban

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Date Component  
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 10061072
SEATS
ODI Number: 978702
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 978788
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 972686
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 974284
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 961241
SEATS
ODI Number: 849011
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 848224
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 818606
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 819447
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 817569
SEATS
ODI Number: 814348
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 816068
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 813949
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 807957
SEATS
ODI Number: 810157
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 808462
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 808106
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 800410
SEATS
ODI Number: 735280
TIRES
ODI Number: 732992
TIRES
ODI Number: 732991
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 729828
TIRES:TREAD/BELT | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 556651
SEATS
ODI Number: 529271
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 526242
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 523706
SEATS
ODI Number: 515773
SEATS
ODI Number: 480470
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 478903
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 505176
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4 Investigations for 1991 GMC Suburban

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SEATS
SEATS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
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3 Service Alerts for 1991 GMC Suburban

Date Description
October 1, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION FOR INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION DOWNSHIFT, SLIP, BUSY/CYCLING TCC OR NOISY COOLING FAN. *TT

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August 1, 2005 103400 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

DIAGNOSIS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN TRANSMISSION CASE. *TT 2006 AND PRIOR CARS AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. *TT

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February 1, 1995 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

COLD ENGINE KNOCK. *TW

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