CHEVROLET MALIBU 2011: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-05-01 - 2010-08-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V019000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-25 Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-16 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-31
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: N182206630
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1145
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2010-2011 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, the air bag inflator may explode due to being overpressurized.
Consequence:
      If the inflator explodes, sharp metal fragments may strike the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      GM has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall began February 25, 2019. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-522-9559. GM's number for this recall is N182206630.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.