2014 Chevrolet SONIC Electrical System Software Recall

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2014 Chevrolet SONIC Electrical System Software Recall

 NHTSA Recall #112023
NHTSA Compaign #16V257000
MFG Compaign #17130
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierCHEVROLET
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelSONIC
 Model Year2014
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
 Date of notification26/05/16
 Begin date of manufacuring29/05/12
 End date of manufacturing13/04/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received28/04/16
 Report created28/04/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number114
Estimated number of affected units317572
 Defect summaryGeneral motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 chevrolet sonic and trax vehicles and 2013-2015 chevrolet spark vehicles equipped with a bring your own media radio. The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver, after turning off the ignition and leaving the key in the cylinder, waits 10 minutes or longer to open the door. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114 "theft protection."
 Consequence summaryWithout audible indicators, the driver may leave the key in the ignition, increasing the risk of theft.
 Corrective actionGm will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. Gm's number for this recall is 17130.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

 NHTSA Recall #112022
NHTSA Compaign #16V257000
MFG Compaign #17130
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierCHEVROLET
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelSONIC
 Model Year2014
 ComponentEQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
 Date of notification26/05/16
 Begin date of manufacuring29/05/12
 End date of manufacturing13/04/16
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received28/04/16
 Report created28/04/16
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number114
Estimated number of affected units317572
 Defect summaryGeneral motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 chevrolet sonic and trax vehicles and 2013-2015 chevrolet spark vehicles equipped with a bring your own media radio. The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver, after turning off the ignition and leaving the key in the cylinder, waits 10 minutes or longer to open the door. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114 "theft protection."
 Consequence summaryWithout audible indicators, the driver may leave the key in the ignition, increasing the risk of theft.
 Corrective actionGm will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. Gm's number for this recall is 17130.
 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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