CHEVROLET MALIBU 2017: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Make : CHEVROLET Model : MALIBU Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-11-10 - 2016-11-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V870000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-01-25 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-02 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-02
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 16146
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 113
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2017 Malibu vehicles manufactured on November 10, 2016. The right-hand rear side air bag inflator manifold may have insufficient welds.
Consequence:
      Insufficient welds could cause the inflator to separate and propel air bag debris into the cabin during a crash. Also, the inflator could fail to inflate during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear side air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began on January 25, 2017. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 16146.
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.