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2013 Chevrolet Spark recalls

2013 Chevrolet Spark

4 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Official recalls have been issued for the 2013 Chevrolet Spark by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chevrolet service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chevrolet customer service.

  1. 2013 Chevrolet Spark EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC., ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE NHTSA Campaign #16V422000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 18,780

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Chevrolet Sonic and Trax, and 2013-2015 Spark vehicles equipped with a Bring Your Own Media radio. The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver fails to fasten their seatbelt or if the driver leaves the key in the ignition. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 208 "Occupant Crash Protection" and 114 "Theft Protection."

    Consequence: Without audible indicators, the driver may not fasten their seatbelt, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The recall began on July 22, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 45340. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V422000 »

  2. 2013 Chevrolet Spark EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC., ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE NHTSA Campaign #16V257000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 317,572

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Chevrolet Sonic and Trax vehicles and 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark vehicles equipped with a Bring Your Own Media radio. The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver, after turning off the ignition and leaving the key in the cylinder, waits 10 minutes or longer to open the door. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114 "Theft Protection."

    Consequence: Without audible indicators, the driver may leave the key in the ignition, increasing the risk of theft.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 17130. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V257000 »

  3. 2013 Chevrolet Spark LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #14V593000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 89,294

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark vehicles manufactured January 17, 2012, to July 29, 2014. The secondary hood latch may prematurely corrode at the latch pivot causing the striker to get stuck out of position, preventing it from properly engaging the hood latch.

    Consequence: If the secondary hood latch corrodes causing the latch to be stuck out of position, and the primary hood latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the striker with a new part which has superior corrosion protection, free of charge. The recall began on January 7, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14456. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V593000 »

  4. 2013 Chevrolet Spark AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #14V298000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 61

    Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick Encore vehicles manufactured April 10, 2013, to May 8, 2013, and Chevrolet Spark vehicles manufactured December 30, 2012, to March 1, 2013. In the affected vehicles, an improper weld on the passenger side front air bag inflator may result in the air bag not deploying.

    Consequence: If the air bag does not to deploy in the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury to the front passenger.

    Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick) or 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). GM's number for this recall is 14211. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V298000 »

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