CHEVROLET CAMARO 2012: AIR BAGS

Make : CHEVROLET Model : CAMARO Year : 2012
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V023000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-02-13 Date Received by ODI: 2013-01-24 Date Added to Database: 2013-01-25
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12261
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4167
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic, and model year 2012 Buick Verano vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
Consequence:
      If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. The safety recall began on February 13, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      This is General Motors recall number 12261 and is an expansion of NHTSA recall 12V-522.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.