The issue resulted in 113 accidents and 13 injuries, though no deaths have been reported, GM spokesman Dan Flores told CNN.
"General Motors voluntarily remembers several 2014-2018 models of the year Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, and GMC Yukon vehicles for a condition related to increased brake pedal efforts, ”GM said in a statement statement. "In rare cases, these vehicles may have a condition where engine-mounted mechanical vacuum pump output may decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum / assist brake power."
As pumps in power-assist brakes put less vacuum force than required, "customers may experience increased brake pedal effort, hard pedal pedals, and / or potentially increased stopping distance. "
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