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GM recalls Cadillac Escalades, Chevrolet Silverados &Tahoes, and GMC Sierra 1500s & Yukons

The vacuum pump may decrease power brake assist

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General Motors is recalling 14,620 model year 2018 Cadillac Escalades, Chevrolet Silverado 1500s & Tahoes, and GMC Sierra 1500s & Yukons with either a 5.3L or 6.2L V8 engine.

The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist.

A decrease in brake assist can increase the brake pedal effort and distance required to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Electronic Brake Control Module free of charge.

The recall is scheduled to begin November 16, 2020.

Owners may contact GM customer service at (866) 522-9559, Cadillac customer service at (800) 458-8006 or Chevrolet customer service at (800)630-2438. GM's number for this recall is N202300860.

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