CHEVROLET SPARK 2015: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Make : CHEVROLET Model : SPARK Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-04-21 - 2015-09-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V422000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-22 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-10 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-10
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 45340
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18780
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Chevrolet Sonic and Trax, and 2013-2015 Spark vehicles equipped with a Bring Your Own Media radio. The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver fails to fasten their seatbelt or if the driver leaves the key in the ignition. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" numbers 208 "Occupant Crash Protection" and 114 "Theft Protection."
Consequence:
      Without audible indicators, the driver may not fasten their seatbelt, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The recall began on July 22, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 45340.
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.