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2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU Recall - Campaign #14V252000

 
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2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU RECALL - #14V252000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING : BRAKE LIGHTS

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured May 16, 2003, through October 11, 2012, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through April 5, 2007, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured May 26, 2004, through January 4, 2010, and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles manufactured April 24, 2006, through May 26, 2009. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection may result in voltage fluctuations in the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) circuit. These fluctuations can cause one or more of these conditions: the brake lights to illuminate without the brake pedal being pushed; the brake lights to not illuminate when the pedal is pushed; difficulty disengaging the cruise control; moving the gear shifter out of the 'PARK' position without pushing the brake; and disablement of crash avoidance features such as traction control, electronic stability control, and panic braking assist features.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Manufactured between 4/22/2008 - 6/23/2009
Recalled on 5/15/2014
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 8/18/2014
# Affected 2,440,524
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
 
Description General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured May 16, 2003, through October 11, 2012, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured June 25, 2003, through April 5, 2007, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured May 26, 2004, through January 4, 2010, and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles manufactured April 24, 2006, through May 26, 2009. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection may result in voltage fluctuations in the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) circuit. These fluctuations can cause one or more of these conditions: the brake lights to illuminate without the brake pedal being pushed; the brake lights to not illuminate when the pedal is pushed; difficulty disengaging the cruise control; moving the gear shifter out of the 'PARK' position without pushing the brake; and disablement of crash avoidance features such as traction control, electronic stability control, and panic braking assist features.
Consequences Any of the above failure conditions increases the risk of a crash.
Corrective action GM will notify owners, and dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will relearn the brake pedal home position, free of charge. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), 1-800-762-2737 (Pontiac), 1-800-553-6000 (Saturn). GM's number for this recall is 13036.
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

11/24/2016 - Denise Gray
Hello I recently just purchased a 2009 used Chevy Malibu. I am currently having a issues with my heat and a.c.. I have had the car for about 1 year. When I start the car up to warm it my gauge moves from cold to warm but when I turn the heat on i get no heat but when I am driving i can feel a little heat coming out but when I am at a still position it goes back to cold.. Please Help.... someone told me about the RECALL...

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