CHEVROLET MALIBU 2016: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-11-18 - 2016-06-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V781000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-27 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-26 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-26
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16079
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured November 18, 2015, to June 7, 2016. The fabric of the side-impact air bag cushion may tear during deployment.
Consequence:
      If the air bag tears during deployment, the air bag may not perform as designed, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the air bag module, free of charge. The recall began October 27, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 16079.
Report Initiator: MFR 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.