CHEVROLET SPARK 2014: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Make : CHEVROLET Model : SPARK Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2012-01-18 - 2015-09-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V257000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-26 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-28 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17130
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 317572
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Chevrolet Sonic and Trax vehicles and 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark vehicles equipped with a Bring Your Own Media radio. The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver, after turning off the ignition and leaving the key in the cylinder, waits 10 minutes or longer to open the door. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 114 "Theft Protection."
Consequence:
      Without audible indicators, the driver may leave the key in the ignition, increasing the risk of theft.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17130.
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.