If the inflator explodes, sharp metal fragments may strike the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Air Bags — Frontal — Driver Side Inflator Module

Date Announced
JAN 16, 2019
Vehicles Affected
1,145
Chevrolet Recall #
N182206630
NHTSA Campaign #
19V019000
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, the air bag inflator may explode due to being overpressurized.
Actions
GM has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall began February 25, 2019. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-522-9559. GM's number for this recall is N182206630.