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2014 CHEVROLET MALIBU Recall - Campaign #14V247000

 
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2014 CHEVROLET MALIBU RECALL - #14V247000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : POWER ASSIST : VACUUM

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured June 12, 2013, through May 2, 2014, and equipped with a 2.5L engine with the auto stop/start option. The affected vehicles may experience a complete loss of brake vacuum assist, disabling the hydraulic boost assist. As such, these vehicles do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

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Vehicle 2014 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Manufactured between 6/12/2013 - 5/2/2014
Recalled on 5/14/2014
Influenced by General Motors LLC
Owners Notified on 7/3/2014
# Affected 140,067
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
 
Description General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured June 12, 2013, through May 2, 2014, and equipped with a 2.5L engine with the auto stop/start option. The affected vehicles may experience a complete loss of brake vacuum assist, disabling the hydraulic boost assist. As such, these vehicles do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."
Consequences If the hydraulic boost assist is disabled, slowing or stopping the vehicle will require additional brake pedal effort and a lengthened stopping distance. Both of these effects increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the electronic brake control module software, free of charge. The recall began on July 3, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020. General Motors number for this recall is 14201.
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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