2012 Chevrolet CRUZE Air Bags Recall

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2012 Chevrolet CRUZE Air Bags Recall

 NHTSA Recall #93997
NHTSA Compaign #12V522000
MFG Compaign #12261
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 Model Year2012
 ComponentAIR BAGS
 Date of notification11/01/13
 Begin date of manufacuring26/09/23
 End date of manufacturing26/09/23
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received31/10/12
 Report created05/11/12
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units2949
 Defect summaryGeneral motors is recalling certain model year 2012 buick verano, chevrolet cruze, and chevrolet sonic vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
 Consequence summaryIf the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal airbag, that airbag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
 Corrective actionGeneral motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel airbag coil, free of charge. The safety recall began on january 11, 2013. Owners may contact general motors at 1-800-521-7300.
 Recall notesThis is general motors recall number 12261. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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