1. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM), ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #16V502000

    • Date Announced: JULY 05, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,620

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Buick Verano and 2016 Chevrolet Malibu as the electronic park lock lever may allow the ignition key to be removed without the transmission being in PARK. Also, certain 2013 Buick Encore, 2011 Buick Regal, 2013-2014 Buick Verano, 2011-2016 Chevrolet Cruze, 2010-2013 Chevrolet Equinox 2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu, and 2011-2013 GMC Terrain vehicles may have been serviced with similar defective replacement electronic park lock levers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."

    Consequence: If the key is removed without the transmission in PARK, the vehicle may rollaway as occupants are exiting, increasing the risk of injury.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing, free of charge. The recall began on October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buick 1-800-521-7300, and GMC 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 50490 and 50491. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V502000 »

  2. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL) NHTSA Campaign #15V245000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,690

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured April 10, 2012, to August 2, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the console transmission gear selection indicator may not illuminate the shift position selected. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, "Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect."

    Consequence: If the console shift indicator does not illuminate the transmission gear selection, a driver could inadvertently select a transmission position other than the position the driver intended, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: GM has notified owners, and dealers will replace the transmission gear selection control module, free of charge. The recall began on April 20, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 12162. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V245000 »

  3. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #15V164000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 87,063

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles October 24, 2011, to March 5, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the Slide or Tilt switch for the roof panel may not be adequately recessed to prevent the switch from inadvertently being pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 118, "Power-Operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems."

    Consequence: The Slide or Tilt roof panel switch may inadvertently be pressed and the roof panel may auto-close unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a pinch injury.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the Body Control Module (BCM) software to remove auto-close feature for certain switch positions, free of charge. The recall began April 21, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 15176. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V164000 »

  4. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING, SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST NHTSA Campaign #13V566000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 13, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 14,909

    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.

    Consequence: 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.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V566000 »

  5. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #13V024000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 23, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 8,519

    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.

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

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V024000 »

  6. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL NHTSA Campaign #12V484000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 120,426

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Buick Regal and model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with two turn signal bulbs in each front turn signal. If one of the two front turn signal bulbs burn out in either front turn signal lamp, there is no indication to the driver. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence: If the driver is not aware that a turn signal is not functioning properly, the driver may continue to drive the vehicle. If half of a front turn signal is not illuminating, other driver's may not be aware that the affected vehicle is turning, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, dealers will update the body control module software, free of charge. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 12212. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V484000 »

  7. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE NHTSA Campaign #12V224000

    • Date Announced: MAY 18, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,304

    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.

    Consequence: 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.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V224000 »