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
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      If the voltage drops, the vehicle may lose propulsion, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      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:
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.