#N182206311-05 - Safety Recall - Diesel Engine Block Heater Cord - (May 27, 2020)

Subject:
N182206311 — Diesel Engine Block Heater Cord
Models:
2017 — 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500/5500/6500
2017 — 2019 GMC Sierra 2500/3500

Release Date: May 2020

Revision: 05

Revision Description: This bulletin has been revised to allow...

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Document Title: #N182206311-05 - Safety Recall - Diesel Engine Block Heater Cord - (May 27, 2020)

subject

diesel

engine

block

heater

cord

chevrolet

silverado

sierra

description

bulletin

revised

states

repair

customer

letter

discard

previous

violation

federal

dealer

motor

vehicle

used

item

tire

covered

notification

sale

defect

remedied

caution

trucks

damage

wiring

harness

procedure

performed

involved

inventory

torque

coolant

result

leak

wrench

tactile

audible

feedback

achieved

tighten

nm

lbft

overtighten

hand

start

carefully

secure

turns

further

tightening

socket

model

year

cylinder

global

warranty

management

system

site

prior

required

condition

general

safety

certain

equipped

short

circuit

cable

components

compartment

correction

replace

quantity

part

medium

duty

element

power

canada

wire

enabling

important

initial

ordering

listing

order

forward

note

gallon

listed

facility

removed

complete

care

time

type

install

remove

existing

shrink

tube

service

following

ensure

removing

drain

secured

manufacture

campaign

directly

click

size

locate

shown

using

place

area

replacement

thread

sealant

failure

sealer

plug

assembly

metal

clip

fill

cooling

right

attachment

points

route

wheel

releasing

position

fender

hole

location

drill

shield

export

national

traffic

recall

reasonable

charge

appointment

contact

highway

administration

certified

program

copy

this

courtesy

transportation

notice

vehicle wiring

caution torque

torque engine

engine coolant

coolant heater

heater result

coolant leak

leak torque

torque wrench

feedback torque

torque achieved

achieved used

used tighten

start block

heater carefully

socket wrench

cylinder diesel

vehicle safety

certain model

silverado vehicles

vehicles equipped

circuit condition

heater cable

engine compartment

replace engine

silverado medium

heater element

block coolant

power cord

enabling engine

order parts

heater power

service procedure

time manufacture

locate engine

remove engine

heater engine

heater replacement

cord assembly

cooling system

engine heater

secure power

compartment site

site shield

cord plug

traffic motor

reasonable time

national highway

highway traffic

safety administration

used item motor

item motor vehicle

motor vehicle equipment

vehicle equipment including

equipment including tire

including tire covered

notification sale lease

sale lease defect

lease defect noncompliance

defect noncompliance remedied

caution procedures silverado

procedures silverado sierra

silverado sierra silverado

sierra silverado trucks

silverado trucks procedures

trucks procedures interchangeable

vehicle wiring harness

caution torque engine

torque engine coolant

engine coolant heater

coolant heater result

coolant leak torque

leak torque wrench

torque wrench tactile

audible feedback torque

feedback torque achieved

torque achieved used

achieved used tighten

used tighten nm

hand start block

start block heater

block heater carefully

heater carefully secure

tightening socket wrench

cylinder diesel engine

general motors decided

motors decided defect

decided defect relates

defect relates motor

relates motor vehicle

motor vehicle safety

vehicle safety exists

safety exists certain

exists certain model

certain model year

model year chevrolet

year chevrolet silverado

chevrolet silverado vehicles

vehicles equipped duramax

equipped duramax diesel

duramax diesel liter

diesel liter engine

liter engine optional

engine optional engine

optional engine block

heater cord short

cord short circuit

short circuit condition

circuit condition develop

condition develop engine

develop engine block

cable terminals connect

terminals connect heater

connect heater cable

heater cable block

cable block heater

block heater short

heater short circuit

circuit condition damage

condition damage engine

damage engine components

fire engine compartment

dealers replace engine

replace engine block

chevrolet silverado medium

silverado medium duty

duty enable engine

enable engine block

block heater element

cool engine coolant

sierra heavy duty

engine block coolant

coolant heater element

parts enabling engine

enabling engine block

listing ordering parts

customer special order

gallon part coolant

part coolant listed

coolant listed part

listed part table

part table facility

table facility buys

facility buys correct

buys correct coolant

bulk quantity order

quantity order gallon

order gallon units

limited initial parts

initial parts availability

parts availability dealers

availability dealers encouraged

dealers encouraged order

encouraged order parts

order parts shelf

parts shelf stock

general motors customer

involved vehicles listing

install revised engine

revised engine coolant

remove existing engine

coolant heater power

heater power cord

service procedure silverado

service procedure apply

danger performing following

performing following repairs

following repairs ensure

repairs ensure engine

ensure engine coolant

engine coolant room

coolant room temperature

room temperature removing

temperature removing engine

removing engine block

block heater coolant

heater coolant engine

coolant engine drain

engine drain coolant

drain coolant injure

coolant injure technician

injure technician coolant

technician coolant vehicles

coolant vehicles engine

power cord sealed

cord sealed secured

block heater power

drain radiator engine

radiator engine block

block coolant drained

coolant drained engine

drained engine coolant

coolant heater removed

place large drain

remove engine coolant

coolant heater engine

heater engine coolant

coolant heater replacement

after removing original

removing original block

original block heater

block heater care

heater care remove

cured thread sealant

thread sealant block

sealant block failure

block failure remove

thread sealant result

sealant result cross

result cross threading

cross threading replacement

threading replacement block

replacement block heater

heater element thread

element thread sealer

thread sealer applied

sealer applied time

applied time manufacture

time manufacture install

manufacture install additional

install additional sealer

additional sealer threads

sealer threads caution

threads caution torque

socket wrench hand

wrench hand start

install replacement engine

replacement engine coolant

click size plug

coolant heater cord

heater cord assembly

cord assembly heater

assembly heater secure

heater secure metal

secure metal clip

metal clip certain

clip certain metal

certain metal retaining

metal retaining clip

retaining clip secured

clip secured onto

secured onto deeper

onto deeper grooves

fill cooling system

cooling system cooling

system cooling system

cooling system draining

system draining filling

power cord removed

engine heater power

secure power cord

right wheel tire

tire wheel removal

wheel removal installation

click size route

route power cord

click size position

click size secure

size secure power

power cord fender

cord fender flange

bracket click size

compartment site shield

power cord plug

national traffic motor

traffic motor vehicle

adequately repaired reasonable

repaired reasonable time

reasonable time customer

national highway traffic

copy customer letter

motor vehicle registration

service performed charge

customer assistance center

highway traffic safety

traffic safety administration