CHEVROLET SPARK 2014: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Make : CHEVROLET Model : SPARK Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2014-05-07 - 2014-05-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V440000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-08-01 Date Received by ODI: 2014-07-21 Date Added to Database: 2014-07-21
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14453
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1919
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2014 Spark vehicles manufactured from May 7, 2014, to May 26, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the left and right lower control arm attaching bolts in the front suspension may not be tightened to specification.
Consequence:
      If the lower control arm bolts are not tightened properly, the lower control arm may separate from the steering knuckle while driving, causing a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Owners are instructed NOT to drive their vehicles until the recall remedy has been completed. Owners should call a Chevrolet dealer immediately to arrange for their vehicle to be transported free of charge for servicing. GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right lower control arm attaching bolts to make sure that they are tightened to the proper specification, free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14453. Note: Owners are advised not to drive the vehicle until the repairs have been completed.
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.