1. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW NHTSA Campaign #16V870000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 02, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 113

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017 Malibu vehicles manufactured on November 10, 2016. The right-hand rear side air bag inflator manifold may have insufficient welds.

    Consequence: Insufficient welds could cause the inflator to separate and propel air bag debris into the cabin during a crash. Also, the inflator could fail to inflate during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear side air bag modules, 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 16146. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V870000 »