2012 Chevrolet CRUZE Electrical System Ignition Recall

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2012 Chevrolet CRUZE Electrical System Ignition Recall

 NHTSA Recall #119307
NHTSA Compaign #16V502000
MFG Compaign #50490, 50491
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierCHEVROLET
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelCRUZE
 Model Year2012
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
 Date of notification14/10/16
 Begin date of manufacuring11/01/11
 End date of manufacturing14/08/15
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received05/07/16
 Report created05/07/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number114
Estimated number of affected units8367
 Defect summaryGeneral motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 buick verano and 2016 chevrolet malibu as the electronic park lock lever may allow the ignition key to be removed without the transmission being in park. Also, certain 2013 buick encore, 2011 buick regal, 2013-2014 buick verano, 2011-2016 chevrolet cruze, 2010-2013 chevrolet equinox 2013-2015 chevrolet malibu, and 2011-2013 gmc terrain vehicles may have been serviced with similar defective replacement electronic park lock levers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114, "theft protection and rollaway prevention."
 Consequence summaryIf the key is removed without the transmission in park, the vehicle may rollaway as occupants are exiting, increasing the risk of injury.
 Corrective actionGm will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing, free of charge. The recall began on october 14, 2016. Owners may contact chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, buick 1-800-521-7300, and gmc 1-800-462-8782. Gm's number for this recall is 50490 and 50491.
 Recall notesOwners 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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