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2017 Chevrolet Malibu recall 16146

Chevrolet Recall 16146: Insufficient Welds On Rear Side Air Bag Inflator

2017 Chevrolet Malibu

Insufficient welds could cause the inflator to separate and propel air bag debris into the cabin during a crash. Also, the inflator could fail to inflate during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Air Bags — Side/Window

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017 Malibu vehicles manufactured on November 10, 2016. The right-hand rear side air bag inflator manifold may have insufficient welds.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear side air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began on January 25, 2017. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 16146.
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Date Announced
DEC 02, 2016
Vehicles Affected
113
Chevrolet Recall #
16146
NHTSA Campaign #
16V870000
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