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May 3, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V295000
Liquid may Leak into Power Window Switch


High electrical resistance can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V295000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 207,483

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles equipped with power windows. Liquid may leak into the driver's power window switch and cause corrosion, resulting in high electrical resistance.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver side window switch, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18155.
 

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May 3, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V291000
Driver's Seat Belt Tensioner Cable May Separate

If the pretensioner cable becomes fatigued or breaks, the driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V291000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 23,004

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Tahoe Police Pursuit and Special-Service vehicles. The flexible steel cable connecting the driver's seat belt to the outboard side of the seat may be repeatedly bent over the seat side shield as the driver enters and exits the vehicle causing the cable to fatigue and separate.

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GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pretensioner cable and seat side-shield, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18156.
 

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May 10, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V304000
Fuel Leak in Rollover After Crash/FMVSS 301

A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V304000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 111,966

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Chevrolet Cruze LS vehicles, equipped with a gasoline engine and a tire inflator kit instead of a spare tire. The vehicles may leak gasoline following a rear-impact crash and a rollover. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will install a lock-ring on the fuel tank that will shield the fuel tank vapor pressure sensor from damage in a rear-impact crash, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18159.
 

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May 24, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V340000
Sensing Module may not Power Down Correctly


If the SDM becomes inoperative, it will not detect a crash or command the necessary air bag deployment, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V340000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 88,129

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 GMC Terrain vehicles. The sensing diagnostic module (SDM) that senses a crash and deploys the necessary air bags may not power down correctly when the vehicle is shut off, causing it to be inoperative when the vehicle is restarted.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SDM with updated software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18179.
 

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Chevrolet Malibu Recalls Over the Years: Is Your Model Affected?

Jun 09, 2018




Chevrolet‘s mid-sized sedan named after the coastal community of Malibu, California, has had a number of important recalls during its production run.

Thanks to extensive data from NHTSA, we have compiled a list of recalls for this popular family sedan. Data from the NHTSA is available for the third generation (1973 – 1977) all the way up to the ninth generation (2016 – present). Here is all the available information on Chevrolet Malibu recalls:


Third-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (1973 – 1977)

This generation offered a 2-door coupe, a 4-door sedan and 4-door station wagon. A total of three recalls were issued for this generation:

1.) Power Train: Axle Assembly: Shaft Axle (Issued June 1978 ); Models affected: 1977 models

2.) Oil Filter/Oil Leak/Possible Fire (Issued October 2007); Models affected: 1974, 1975 models

3.) Brakes: Hydraulic: Master Cylinder: Other (Issued July 1973); Models affected: 1973 models
Fourth-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (1978 – 1983)

For this generation, the Malibu name, which had been the bestselling badge in the lineup, replaced the Chevelle name. A total of 12 recalls were issued for this generation:

1.) Brakes: Hydraulic: Shoe and Drum Wheel Cylinders (Issued October 1977 & April 1985); Models affected: 1978, 1979, 1980 models

2.) Oil Filter/Oil Leak/Possible Fire (Issued October 2007); Models affected: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 models

3.) Fuel: Throttle Linkages: Accelerator: Flexible (Issued August 1983); Models affected: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 models

4.) Fuel: Fuel Injection: Unknown Type: Accumulator (Issued January 1982); Models affected: 1982 models

5.) Suspension: Single Axle: Rear: Control Arm (Issued February 1981); Models affected: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 models

6.) Power Train: Axle Assembly: Shaft Axle (Issued November 1984); Models affected: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 models

7.) Visual Systems: Glass: Window: Tailgate and Back Door (Issued February 1981); Models affected: 1979, 1980 models

8.) Interior Systems: Seat Head Restraints (Issued August 1979); Models affected: 1979 models

9.) Suspension: Independent Front: Bearing Wheel (Issued July 1979); Models affected: 1978 models

10.) Engine Cooling System: Fan (Issued June 1978); Models affected: 1978 models

11.) Interior Systems: Seat Head Restraints: Adjustable (Issued May 1978); Models affected: 1978 models

12.) Brakes: Hydraulic: Lines: Metallic (Issued October 1983); Models affected: 1983 models
Fifth-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (1997 – 2005)

A total of 10 recalls were issued for this generation:

1.) Ignition Switch May Turn Off (Issued July 2014); Models affected: 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 models

2.) GM/FMVSS 124/Accelerator Pedal Arm (Issued November 2004); Models affected: 2003 models

3.) Aftermarket Fuel Pressure Regulators (Issued March 2007); Models affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 models

4.) FMVSS 108/Aftermarket Combination Lamps (Issued April 2009); Models affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 models

5.) GM/Steering Gear Bearings (Issued December 2003); Models affected: 1997, 1998 models

6.) GM/Windshield Wiper Arm (Issued March 2001); Models affected: 1997, 1998 models

7.) GM/Passenger Air Bag (Issued June 1997); Models affected: 1997 models

8.) GM/Hazard Warning Switch (Issued August 2003); Models affected: 2000, 2001 models

9.) GM/Fuel Filler (Issued October 1999); Models affected: 2000 models

10.) GM/FMVSS 108/Low Beam Headlamp (Issued April 2002); Models affected: 2002 models
Sixth-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (2004 – 2008)

This generation moved to GM’s new Epsilon platform. A total of 13 recalls were issued for this generation:

1.) Sudden Loss of Electric Power Steering (Issued February 2015); Models affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 models

2.) Steering Shaft Inadequate Support of U-Joint (Issued July 2014); Models affected: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 models

3.) Brake Lights May or May Not Randomly Illuminate (Issued May 2014); Models affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 models

4.) Transmission Shift Cable May Fracture/Rollaway (Issued April 2014); Models affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 models

5.) Aftermarket Fuel Pumps (Issued February 2011); Models affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 models

6.) FMVSS 108/Aftermarket Combination Lamps (Issued April 2009); Models affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 models

7.) Ignition Switch May Turn Off (Issued July 2014); Models affected: 2004, 2005 models

8.) GM/ABS Module (Issued April 2004); Models affected: 2004 models

9.) GM/Driver’s Seat Belt (Issued April 2004); Models affected: 2004 models

10.) GM/FMVSS 208/Air Bag Warning Labels (Issued February 2004); Models affected: 2004 models

11.) The Transmission Shift Cable May Detach (Issued September 2012); Models affected: 2008 models

12.) Leather Seat Covers/Air Bag Sensing System (Issued October 2006); Models affected: 2006 models

13.) Tire Information Label/FMVSS 110 (Issued October 2005); Models affected: 2006 models
Seventh-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (2008 – 2012)

A total of seven recalls were issued for this generation:

1.) Steel Cable that Anchors Seat Belt May Fail (Issued May 2015); Models affected: 2011 models

2.) Steering Shaft Inadequate Support of U-Joint (Issued July 2014); Models affected: 2009, 2010, 2011 models

3.) Brake Lights May or May Not Randomly Illuminate (Issued May 2014); Models affected: 2009, 2010, 2011 models

4.) The Transmission Shift Cable May Detach (Issued September 2012); Models affected: 2009, 2010 models

5.) Sudden Loss of Electric Power Steering (Issued March 2014); Models affected: 2009 models

6.) Shift Lever Indicator/FMVSS 102 & FMVSS 114 (Issued March 2009); Models affected: 2009 models

7.) FMVSS 103/HVAC System Inoperative (Issued December 2008); Models affected: 2009 models

Eight-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (2012 – 2016)

For this generation, the Malibu became a global vehicle, replacing both the North American Malibu and GM Korea vehicles previously sold around the world. A total of 16 recalls were issued for this generation:

1.) Key May Be Removed When Not In Park/FMVSS 114 (Issued July 2016); Models affected: 2013, 2014 2015 models

2.) Shift Position Not Illuminating/FMVSS 102 (Issued April 2015); Models affected: 2013 models

3.) Roof Panel May Inadvertently Auto Close/FMVSS 118 (Issued March 2015); Models affected: 2013, 2014 2015 models

4.) Power Seat Wiring Harness may Chafe and Short (Issued November 2013); Models affected: 2013 models

5.) Hybrid Charging System/Possible Fire or Stall (Issued May 2013); Models affected: 2013 models

6.) Rear Suspension Bolt Torque (Issued January 2013); Models affected: 2013 models

7.) Front Turn Signal Bulbs/FMVSS 108 (Issued October 2012); Models affected: 2013 models

8.) Sensing and Diagnostic Module (Issued May 2012); Models affected: 2013 models

9.) Loss of Brake Vacuum Assist/FMVSS 135 (Issued May 2014); Models affected: 2014 models

10.) Incorrect Brake Rotors May Be Installed (Issued May 2014); Models affected: 2014 models

11.) Broken Transmission Adjuster Cable/FMVSS 102/114 (Issued February 2014); Models affected: 2014 models

12.) Windshield Defrost Inoperative/FMVSS 103 (Issued November 2013); Models affected: 2014 models

13.) Side Impact Air Bag Modules May Rupture (Issued October 2015); Models affected: 2015 models

14.) Steel Cable That Anchors Seat Belt May Fail (Issued May 2015); Models affected: 2012 models

15.) Steering Shaft Inadequate Support of U-Joint (Issued July 2014); Models affected: 2012 models

16.) Brake Lights May or May Not Randomly Illuminate (Issued May 2014); Models affected: 2012 models


Ninth-Generation Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (2016 – present)

A total of 8 recalls were issued for this generation.

1.) Side Air Bag Fabric May Tear During Deployment (Issued October 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

2.) Unexpected Loss of High Voltage Power (Issued July 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

3.) Key May Be Removed When Not In Park/FMVSS 114 (Issued July 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

4.) Electronic Stability Control Systems/FMVSS 126 (Issued May 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

5.) Side Air Bag Weld Studs May Separate/FMVSS 214 (Issued March 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

6.) Improper Air Bag Inflation (Issued March 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

7.) Intermittent Failure of Audio Warning System (Issued February 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

8.) Insufficient Welds On Rear Side Air Bag Inflator (Issued December 2016); Models affected: 2016 models

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May 27, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V342000
Seat Back Frame Joint Improperly Welded


In the event of a rear-impact crash, the seat-back may fail, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V342000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 71

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles. A joint in the driver's seat-back frame may not be properly welded, reducing the strength of the seat-back frame.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat-back, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18178.
 

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May 31, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V358000
Fuel Pump Flange Weld may Fracture


A damaged fuel line can create a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V358000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 848

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Equinox, Malibu and Colorado and GMC Terrain, Acadia and Canyon vehicles. The high pressure fuel pump may detach from its mounting flange, possibly resulting in the pump damaging the high pressure fuel line.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pump, and high pressure fuel pipe, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18188.
 

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May 31, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V360000
Hard Braking and Acceleration may Disable Air Bags


In the event of a crash, if the air bags do not deploy as designed, the occupants have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V360000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 498

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vehicles. Hard braking or acceleration may cause the sensing diagnostic module (SDM) to enter a fault state. As a result, the SDM will not provide crash sensing or deploy the necessary air bags in the event of a crash.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SDM with updated software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18195.
 

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June 14, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V397000
Loss of Propulsion Power in Low Voltage Condition

If the voltage drops, the vehicle may lose propulsion, increasing the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V397000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,233

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013 Chevrolet Volt vehicles. An update to the Hybrid Powertrain Control Module 2 (HPCM2) may have disabled the cell balancing function causing a low-voltage condition.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the HPCM2, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18215.
 

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June 14, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V400000
PPS Incorrectly Suppressing Air Bags


In the event of a crash, improper air bag deployment can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V400000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 66

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. During servicing, a Passenger Presence System (PPS) may have been installed that was not correctly calibrated to the vehicle's seat type. As a result, the PPS may not properly identify an adult passenger from a child passenger in the front passenger seat, potentially causing the air bag to not deploy when it should, or causing the air bag to deploy when it shouldn't.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger PPS seat service kit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18208.
 

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June 28, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V437000
Excess Adhesive on Child Seat Anchor/FMVSS 225


If the child seat cannot be attached correctly to the anchorage bar, there is an increased the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V437000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEATS, CHILD SEAT

Potential Number of Units Affected 22,043

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Cadillac CT6 vehicles. The inboard child seat anchorage bars may have had excess structural adhesive applied during assembly, which can interfere with the installation of a child seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage Systems."

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, remove any excess adhesive, and apply anti-corrosion primer to the inboard child seat anchorage bars, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 18228.
 

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August 2, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V509000
Incorrect TPMS Calibration/FMVSS 138


If the low tire pressure telltale is not illuminated at the correct tire pressure, the driver may have less time to react to a low-tire-pressure situation, which could affect the driver's ability to control the vehicle in certain situations and could increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V509000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 94

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles with certain combinations of front-tire and gross-vehicle-weight option codes. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) may be incorrectly calibrated, causing the TPMS warning lamp to illuminate when tire pressure reaches 37 PSI, not 41 PSI. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will check the PSI information on the remote control door lock receiver (RCDLR) and tire placard match, and if the information is different the RCDLR will be reprogrammed. This repair will be done free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18255.
 

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August 30, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V576000
Insufficient Coating on Rear Brake Caliper Pistons


A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V576000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 210,628

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Chevrolet Equinox, Impala, Cruze, Volt and Bolt EV vehicles, GMC Terrain vehicles, Buick Lacrosse and Regal vehicles, Cadillac XTS and XTS Professional vehicles and 2018 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle's brake system, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18279.
 

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August 30, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V578000
Brake Pedal May Come Loose


If the brake pedal becomes loose or inoperative, the driver may be unable to stop the vehicle by using the brake pedal. Additionally, a loose pedal may also interfere with the accelerator pedal. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V578000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 41,468

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, 3500, 1500 Crew Cab Special Service, Tahoe Police Pursuit/Special Service, GMC Sierra 2500, and 3500 vehicles. The brake pedal pivot nut may loosen, causing the brake pedal to be loose or inoperative.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will add adhesive to the nut and reinstall the nut with increased tightness, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18278. Note: The vehicles in this recall need this additional remedy despite being covered by recall 16V069 for brake pedal loosening.
 

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September 7, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V586000
Temporary Loss of Electric Power Steering (EPS)

If EPS assist is lost and then suddenly returns, the driver may have difficulty steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V586000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,015,918

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon, and Cadillac Escalade vehicles. Electric power steering (EPS) assist may be lost momentarily, followed by a sudden return of EPS assist.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the EPS module software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18289.
 

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September 7, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V595000
Damaged Seat Heaters Can Cause Fire


In cold ambient temperatures, the seat heaters in these vehicles can turn on automatically when the vehicle is remotely started. If a damaged seat heater is turned on while no one is inside the vehicle, the damaged seat heater can overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V595000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 53,586

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Cadillac CTS vehicles, equipped with heated front seats. The flexible heating mats in the front seats may be damaged over time, resulting in the seat heaters producing excessive heat.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the body control module, disabling the automatic activation of the heated seat when the vehicle is remotely started, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for the recall is 18286.
 

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September 21, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V655000
Climate Control Module Wiring Short Cauisng Fire

If the CCM overheats, there is an increased risk of a fire in the vehicle's headliner.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V655000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 30,289

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Chevrolet Express and GMC Sierra vehicles equipped with a single, manual, rear climate control module (CCM). If the temperature is set to maximum heat or the mode knob is set to maximum floor vent and an electrical short occurs, components within the CCM may overheat.

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will remove the electrical insulation from a wiring connector within the CCM to remove the fire risk, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18299.
 

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September 26, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V673000
Rear Seatbelt Retractor May Not Lock/FMVSS 208


If the child seat is not properly secured in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V673000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 15,800

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Cadillac CT6, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Volt, and GMC Yukon XL vehicles. Certain second-row or third-row rear seatbelts retractor assemblies may not automatically lock when the seatbelt is fully pulled out of the retractor, possibly preventing a child seat from being properly secured. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy


GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear seatbelt retractors and replace them if necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18315.
 

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October 26, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V758000
Operator May Not Engage Cab Lock Lever

If the cab tilts forward while driving, it can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V758000

Manufacturer Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,076

Summary


Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. (Isuzu) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 6500XD and Isuzu FTR vehicles. The cab may not provide an adequate warning to lock the cab tilt-lock after servicing. If the cab tilt-lock is not engaged, the cab can tilt forward while driving.

Remedy

Isuzu will notify owners and dealers will install an extension to the locking lever to increase its visibility to the operator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Isuzu customer service at 1-866-441-9638. Isuzu's number for this recall is V1803.
 

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November 1, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V774000
Air Bags may not Deploy Due to Incorrect Setting

If the air bags do not deploy in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V774000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 12

Summary


General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Spark, Traverse, and Trax vehicles. The Sensing Diagnostic Module (SDM) on these vehicle may not have been turned off of "manufacturing mode," preventing the air bags from deploying in the event of a crash.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SDM module to the correct mode, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2018. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 and Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18365.
 
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