CHEVROLET VOLT 2013: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
|Make : CHEVROLET||Model : VOLT||Year : 2013|
|Build Dates : 2012-05-01 - 2013-06-26|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V397000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-24||Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-14||Date Added to Database: 2018-06-18|
|Manufacturers Involved: General Motors, LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18215|
|Component: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4606|
General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2013 Chevrolet Volt vehicles. An update to the Hybrid Powertrain Control Module 2 "HPCM2" may have disabled the cell balancing function causing a low-voltage condition.
If the voltage drops, the vehicle may lose propulsion, increasing the risk of crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the HPCM2, free of charge. The recall began July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18215.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:|
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.