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Performax International - PERFORMAX SILVERADO 2500 & 3500, GMC SIERRA 2500 2015 - 2016

recall information

Recall number
REC-001114
PRA number
2017/15825
Campaign number
16V651
Original published date

make and model information

Make
PERFORMAX
Model
SILVERADO 2500 & 3500, GMC SIERRA 2500
Year range
2015 - 2016
Affected units
146

Identifying features

see attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) in these vehicles, which controls airbag and pretensioner deployment, contains a software defect which may prevent the deployment of frontal airbags and pretensioners in certain circumstances.

What are the hazards?

If the frontal airbags and seatbelt pretensioners do not deploy when required, there is an increased risk of injury to occupants in a crash.

What should consumers do?

Owners should present their vehicle to an authorised dealer or contact Performax International to arrange for repair procedure, which will reprogram the SDM with new software that eliminates this defect. In vehicles with any previous deployment events recorded in the SDM, the dealers will replace the existing SDM with a new SDM containing the latest software.
Supplier details
Performax International

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product type