CHEVROLET SPARK 2017: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : CHEVROLET Model : SPARK Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-02-09 - 2017-05-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V307000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-07-05 Date Received by ODI: 2017-05-09 Date Added to Database: 2017-05-11
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17199
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 55068
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Spark vehicles. In the event of a crash, if a young child is seated improperly and not wearing a seat belt while in the front passenger seat, deployment of the front passenger air bag may injure the occupant's neck. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash with a frontal air bag deployment, an unbelted child in the front passenger seat has an increased risk of injury.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall began July 5, 2017. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17199.
Report Initiator: OVSC V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
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.