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2011 CHEVROLET MALIBU Recall - Campaign #15V269000

 
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2011 CHEVROLET MALIBU RECALL - #15V269000

RECALL FOR SEAT BELTS

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured April 8, 2010, to October 11, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the flexible steel cables that connect the seat belts to the vehicle at the outside of the driver seat and the front passenger seat may be bent from being sat on while entering the vehicle. This repeated bending may result in the cable breaking.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2011 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Manufactured between 4/8/2010 - 6/9/2011
Recalled on 5/8/2015
Influenced by General Motors LLC
Owners Notified on 11/16/2015
# Affected 437,045
Recalled for SEAT BELTS
 
Description General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured April 8, 2010, to October 11, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the flexible steel cables that connect the seat belts to the vehicle at the outside of the driver seat and the front passenger seat may be bent from being sat on while entering the vehicle. This repeated bending may result in the cable breaking.
Consequences If the cable breaks, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.
Corrective action GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the outboard lap anchor mounting bracket and inspect the flexible steel cable, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 16, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 15031.
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

5/22/2016 - Sandy Wright
We bought our 2011 Chevy Malibu brand new, we've had many things done, Struts put on the right 2 times and 1 time on the left. 3 Goodyear tires needed replaced because tires had, a broken belt & 2 tires with low mileage had to be replaced because wire's showing threw. I took to the dealer where we bought the car when I notice that there was a noise that I was hearing on LR tire, they told me nothing was wrong. 2 weeks go by and my husband drives the car after I keep telling him I hear something in the front, he said yeah I can feel it in the steering wheel. Another tire needing replaced because the LF tire has wires starting to show threw! We have road hazard warranty on tires, the weird thing here is it is mostly on LF tire, Dealership have no answers on why this keeps happening. They did a four wheel alignment a few years back. Always have kept car oils changed and tire rotations done when needed! Engine light came on and stayed on for several hours then went o

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