CHEVROLET MALIBU 2013: SUSPENSION:REAR

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-12-06 - 2012-07-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V024000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-01-21 Date Received by ODI: 2013-01-23 Date Added to Database: 2013-01-25
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 13008
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8519
Summary:
      General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles, manufactured December 6, 2011, through January 15, 2013. One or more rear suspension bolts may not have been tightened to the specified torque. This may lead to sudden changes in vehicle handling.
Consequence:
      Sudden changes in vehicle handling may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and retighten the bolts as necessary, free of charge. Owner notifications have already begun and will be completed shortly. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      This is General Motors recall number 13008.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.