General Motors – Brake Calipers May Drag

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Equinox vehicles. The rear brake calipers may have been produced with an incorrect lubricant, potentially causing the rubber seals to swell and the brakes to drag.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20191003
NHTSA ID 19V704000
Consequence Summary Brake drag may result in overheating of the brake pads, affecting the braking ability and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear brake calipers, including the brake hose gasket, brake fluid and wheel to hub lubricant, free of charge. The recall began October 29, 2019. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-630-2438. GM's number for this recall is N192270920.
Recall Code N192270920
Potentially Affected 166
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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What the owner should do?

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