CHEVROLET MALIBU 2015: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-03-12 - 2015-03-05
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V164000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-21 Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-23 Date Added to Database: 2015-03-23
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15176
Component: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 87063
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles October 24, 2011, to March 5, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the Slide or Tilt switch for the roof panel may not be adequately recessed to prevent the switch from inadvertently being pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" No. 118, "Power-Operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel Systems."
Consequence:
      The Slide or Tilt roof panel switch may inadvertently be pressed and the roof panel may auto-close unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a pinch injury.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the Body Control Module "BCM" software to remove auto-close feature for certain switch positions, free of charge. The recall began April 21, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 15176.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 118
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.