CHEVROLET MALIBU 2016: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-03-07 - 2016-03-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V272000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-06-17 Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-05 Date Added to Database: 2016-05-05
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 39440
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 66
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured March 7, 2016, through March 12, 2016. The memory chip in the electronic brake control module "EBCM" may fail and cause the loss of electronically controlled brake systems including anti-lock brakes "ABS" and electronic stability control "ESC". As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."
Consequence:
      If the EBCM fails the primary braking system will still function, however, the loss of ABS and ESC increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will install a replacement EBCM, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020". GM's number for this recall is 39440.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 126
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.