2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,200 model-year 2019-20 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks equipped with Advantage trifold soft tonneau covers

The Problem: The original instructions may be difficult to follow, possibly resulting in the cover being installed incorrectly and detaching from the truck bed to become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will provide a cover tether kit, improved instructions and additional labeling.

What Owners Should Do: Chevrolet and GMC manufacturer GM did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call Chevrolet at 800-630-2438, GMC at 800-462-8782, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Chevrolet Silverado 1500; GMC Sierra 1500

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