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2013 Chevrolet Malibu recall 13342

Chevrolet Recall 13342: Power Seat Wiring Harness May Chafe And Short

2013 Chevrolet Malibu

If the harness is chaffed enough to expose the wires, a short circuit could occur, resulting unintended movement of the seat, the seat to become inoperative, sparking under the seat, flickering lights, smoke, or possibly a fire.

Electrical System — Wiring
Seats — Front Assembly — Power Adjust

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured October 25, 2011, through June 29, 2012 and equipped with the 8-way power adjustable front seat feature. The wiring harness for the power seat may contact the seat frame which may chafe the harness.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wire harness and repair and secure it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began during December 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13342.
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Date Announced
NOV 13, 2013
Vehicles Affected
14,909
Chevrolet Recall #
13342
NHTSA Campaign #
13V566000
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