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2016 Chevrolet Malibu recall 39440

Chevrolet Recall 39440: Electronic Stability Control Systems/FMVSS 126

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

If the EBCM fails the primary braking system will still function, however, the loss of ABS and ESC increase the risk of a crash.

Electronic Stability Control

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles manufactured March 7, 2016, through March 12, 2016. The memory chip in the electronic brake control module (EBCM) may fail and cause the loss of electronically controlled brake systems including anti-lock brakes (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC). As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will install a replacement EBCM, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020). GM's number for this recall is 39440.
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Date Announced
MAY 05, 2016
Vehicles Affected
66
Chevrolet Recall #
39440
NHTSA Campaign #
16V272000
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