NHTSA recall for brake fluid leak from bad calipers targets GM midsize pickups
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, and GMC Canyon trucks manufactured January 6, 2014, to December 24, 2014.
According to NHTSA’s recall #15V278, the affected pickups may experience the front brake calipers leaking brake fluid. This is due to air pockets, an imperfection in the metal caliper body.
If this happens, the a brake fluid leak can increase the stopping distance, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the front-brake calipers if necessary, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin July 10, 2015.
Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM’s number for this recall is 14888.