CHEVROLET VOLT 2012: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Make : CHEVROLET Model : VOLT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-04-12 - 2012-06-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V145000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-15 Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-13 Date Added to Database: 2015-03-13
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14617
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50236
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Volt vehicles manufactured August 25, 2010, to June 26, 2013. If the driver exits the vehicle without turning off the electrical system, the battery may drain low enough that the gasoline engine will automatically start itself to recharge the electric battery.
Consequence:
      If the engine runs for an extended period of time in an enclosed space, there may be a build up of carbon monoxide, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine management software to limit the time that the stationary vehicle can be left in the ON position, free of charge. The recall began April 15, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14617.
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.