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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V566000


Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 14909

Year: 2013
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Malibu
Manufactured
   from: 2011-10-25
   to: 2012-06-29
Recall Date: 2013-11-13

Summary:

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured October 25, 2011, through June 29, 2012 and equipped with the 8-way power adjustable front seat feature. The wiring harness for the power seat may contact the seat frame which may chafe the harness.

If the harness is chaffed enough to expose the wires, a short circuit could occur, resulting unintended movement of the seat, the seat to become inoperative, sparking under the seat, flickering lights, smoke, or possibly a fire.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wire harness and repair and secure it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began during December 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13342.

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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V566000


Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 14909

Year: 2013
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Malibu
Manufactured
   from: 2011-10-25
   to: 2012-06-29
Recall Date: 2013-11-13

Summary:

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured October 25, 2011, through June 29, 2012 and equipped with the 8-way power adjustable front seat feature. The wiring harness for the power seat may contact the seat frame which may chafe the harness.

If the harness is chaffed enough to expose the wires, a short circuit could occur, resulting unintended movement of the seat, the seat to become inoperative, sparking under the seat, flickering lights, smoke, or possibly a fire.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wire harness and repair and secure it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began during December 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13342.

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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V024000


Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8519

Year: 2013
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Malibu
Manufactured
   from: 2011-12-06
   to: 2012-07-25
Recall Date: 2013-01-23

Summary:

General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles, manufactured December 6, 2011, through January 15, 2013. One or more rear suspension bolts may not have been tightened to the specified torque. This may lead to sudden changes in vehicle handling.

Sudden changes in vehicle handling may increase the risk of a crash.

General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and retighten the bolts as necessary, free of charge. Owner notifications have already begun and will be completed shortly. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.

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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V224000


Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4304

Year: 2013
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Malibu
Manufactured
   from: 2011-10-24
   to: 2012-03-31
Recall Date: 2012-05-18

Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CHEVROLET MALIBU VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 24, 2011, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2012. AFTER AN EVENT OF HARD BRAKING, THE SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE (SDM) MAY RESET ITSELF.

IF THIS OCCURS DURING AN AGGRESSIVE TURNING MANEUVER, AND THEN AFTERWARDS A POTENTIAL VEHICLE ROLLOVER EVENT IS SENSED, THE ROOF RAIL AIRBAG MAY UNINTENTIONALLY DEPLOY. ADDITIONALLY, THE AIR BAGS AND/OR SEATBELT PRETENSIONERS MAY NOT DEPLOY DURING A SEVERE CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE SDM. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2012.

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