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2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE Recall - Campaign #13V360000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE RECALL - #13V360000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : POWER ASSIST

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles equipped with 1.4L DOHC gasoline turbo engines and 6T40 front wheel drive automatic transmissions and equipped with an electric vacuum pump to provide supplemental vacuum for brake assist, when needed. In the affected vehicles, the pump may not activate, resulting in an intermittent reduction or loss of brake assist.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Manufactured between 5/10/2010 - 6/20/2011
Recalled on 8/19/2013
Influenced by General Motors LLC
Owners Notified on 10/7/2013
# Affected 292,879
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST
 
Description General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles equipped with 1.4L DOHC gasoline turbo engines and 6T40 front wheel drive automatic transmissions and equipped with an electric vacuum pump to provide supplemental vacuum for brake assist, when needed. In the affected vehicles, the pump may not activate, resulting in an intermittent reduction or loss of brake assist.
Consequences A loss of braking assistance will require extra pedal force and/or distance to bring the vehicle to a stop, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace a microswitch in the power brake vacuum pipe assembly, free of charge. The recall began on October 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's recall number is 12213.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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Comments

12/23/2011 - Ohiocruze
Loved my Cruze until the clutch went bad at 3600 miles! Mostly highway driving, and I am experienced driver who learned to drive on a manual transmission. GM will not cover the cost of replacing the clutch due to driver error.


6/21/2011 - Cruzer
I have a Chevy Cruze 2011 and had this problem happened to me. I put my car in park to pick up my mail from the mailbox and as soon as i released the brake pedal and got out of the car, my car starting rolling in reverse. Luckly im young enough that i was able to maneuver myself into the moving vehicle and set the parking brake on it before it caused a serious accident. Since then the problem has been corrected for free by the dealer. But i still love my Cruze. Its a awesome car.

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