2012 Chevrolet CRUZE Engine And Engine Cooling Recall

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2012 Chevrolet CRUZE Engine And Engine Cooling Recall

 NHTSA Recall #95238
NHTSA Compaign #12V288000
MFG Compaign #12081
 Model Year2012
 Date of notification10/07/12
 Begin date of manufacuring08/02/11
 End date of manufacturing31/05/12
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorODI
 Report received22/06/12
 Report created22/06/12
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units413148
 Defect summaryGeneral motors (gm) is recalling certain model year 2011 and 2012 chevrolet cruze vehicles manufactured from october 2, 2009, through may 31, 2012. Spilled or dripping oil (such as after an oil change) may collect in the engine shield (bellypan) near hot engine or exhaust system surfaces. As a result, the oil and the engine shield may ignite and burn.
 Consequence summaryEither condition could result in an engine compartment fire, possibly causing injury or death.
 Corrective actionGm will notify owners, and dealers will modify the engine shield to prevent fluid from contacting the shield. Also, on vehicles with a manual transmission, dealers will apply a protective tape to the electronic power steering wire harness. Repairs will be performed free of charge to the owner. The safety recall began on july 10, 2012. Owners may contact the chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.
 Recall notesGm

  • 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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