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2014 Chevrolet Malibu recall 14201

Chevrolet Recall 14201: Loss Of Brake Vacuum Assist/FMVSS 135

2014 Chevrolet Malibu

If the hydraulic boost assist is disabled, slowing or stopping the vehicle will require additional brake pedal effort and a lengthened stopping distance. Both of these effects increase the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Power Assist — Vacuum

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured June 12, 2013, through May 2, 2014, and equipped with a 2.5L engine with the auto stop/start option. The affected vehicles may experience a complete loss of brake vacuum assist, disabling the hydraulic boost assist. As such, these vehicles do not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the electronic brake control module software, free of charge. The recall began on July 3, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020. General Motors number for this recall is 14201.
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Date Announced
MAY 14, 2014
Vehicles Affected
140,067
Chevrolet Recall #
14201
NHTSA Campaign #
14V247000
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