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2011 Chevrolet Cruze recall 12213

Chevrolet Recall 12213: Possible Loss Of Braking Assist

2011 Chevrolet Cruze

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A loss of braking assistance will require extra pedal force and/or distance to bring the vehicle to a stop, increasing the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Power Assist

Summary
General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles equipped with 1.4L DOHC gasoline turbo engines and 6T40 front wheel drive automatic transmissions and equipped with an electric vacuum pump to provide supplemental vacuum for brake assist, when needed. In the affected vehicles, the pump may not activate, resulting in an intermittent reduction or loss of brake assist.
Actions
General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace a microswitch in the power brake vacuum pipe assembly, free of charge. The recall began on October 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's recall number is 12213.
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Date Announced
AUG 15, 2013
Vehicles Affected
292,879
Chevrolet Recall #
12213
NHTSA Campaign #
13V360000
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