CHEVROLET MALIBU 2016: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-07-23 - 2015-10-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V084000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-11 Date Added to Database: 2016-02-11
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15808
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 139
Summary:
      Genera Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu, Silverado and GMC Sierra vehicles. The radio may intermittently fail to provide an audio warning when the key has been left in the ignition and the door is opened or when the driver does not fasten their seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards "FMVSS" number 114, "Theft Protection", and/or 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence:
      An unbelted driver is at a greater risk of injury in a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The recall began on March 14, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 15808.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 114
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.