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2013 CHEVROLET MALIBU Recall - Campaign #13V024000

 
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2013 CHEVROLET MALIBU RECALL - #13V024000

RECALL FOR SUSPENSION : REAR

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.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2013 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Manufactured between 12/6/2011 - 7/25/2012
Recalled on 1/25/2013
Influenced by General Motors LLC
Owners Notified on 1/21/2013
# Affected 8,519
Recalled for SUSPENSION:REAR
 
Description 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.
Consequences Sudden changes in vehicle handling may increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action 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.
Notes This is General Motors recall number 13008.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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