Product Safety Recall
GM recalling Silverado and Sierra pickup
March 10, 2006
General Motors Corp. is recalling 805,368
Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup
trucks worldwide for weak tailgate support
cables. Cables used to support the tailgate
can corrode and fracture with loads.
The 1999-2000 models of both brands are
affected by the recall.
GM said there have been 84 injuries,
most of them minor scrapes and bumps.
Owners will receive letters
in April and the tailgate cable will be replaced
with a stainless steel cable.