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2004 CHEVROLET MALIBU Recall - Campaign #04V188000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2004 CHEVROLET MALIBU RECALL - #04V188000

RECALL FOR SEAT BELTS : FRONT : ANCHORAGE

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, ANALYSIS OF AN A SIDE IMPACT CRASH TEST CONDUCTED BY THE NHTSA;S NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (NCAP) INDICATED THAT THE OUTBOARD ANCHORAGE OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT COULD DISCONNECT BECAUSE OF CONTACT BETWEEN THE SEAT TRIM AND THE ANCHORAGE CONNECTOR WHEN THE SEAT WAS ADJUSTED TO ITS LOWEST POSITION.

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Vehicle 2004 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Manufacturer GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufactured between 5/1/2003 - 3/31/2004
Recalled on 4/21/2004
Influenced by GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Owners Notified on 5/7/2004
# Affected 84,474
Recalled for SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
 
Description ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, ANALYSIS OF AN A SIDE IMPACT CRASH TEST CONDUCTED BY THE NHTSA;S NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (NCAP) INDICATED THAT THE OUTBOARD ANCHORAGE OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT COULD DISCONNECT BECAUSE OF CONTACT BETWEEN THE SEAT TRIM AND THE ANCHORAGE CONNECTOR WHEN THE SEAT WAS ADJUSTED TO ITS LOWEST POSITION.
Consequences IF THIS OCCURRED IN A CRASH, THE DRIVER COULD RECEIVE GREATER INJURIES.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSERT A RETAINER ON BOTH THE DRIVER'S AND PASSENGER'S BELT ANCHORAGES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438.
Notes GM RECALL NO. 04027.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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Comments

10/23/2012 - amr
This car has many problems. The signal light don't work all the time, car horn does not work, always needs pws fluid, security sensor malfunction causes car to lock up wont start or do anything (this can happen anytime anywhere ...good luck in court if that malfunction happens on a busy highway) ... the list can go on and on...Many other owners of this make & model are having the same trouble recall this car! I will NEVER own another chevy!


6/18/2012 - Curtis
P.s the steering has locked up twice and been replaced and still clunks so the two most important safety features have had problems steering and brakes so enjoy


6/18/2012 - Curtis
Have a 2004 Malibu and it has 116000km and unwanted abs
activation has happened twice caused the car to roll into intersections took it to GM dealer and they said nothing was wrong it has already had the recall for this performed so they say. my wife and kid are in this car all the time, sorry general motors but the car is getting traded on one of your lots good luck in court I can't risk my family for your problems.

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