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Chevrolet News And Notes

A collection of stories that owners should hear about including recalls, lawsuits, investigations, and top complaints.

  1. 2018

    1. May

  2. 2017

    1. June

    2. February

  3. 2016

    1. December

      • While you’re probably still digesting that extra serving of holiday cookies, here’s something else to chew on – your brand new 2017 Malibu needs a new airbag. From CarComplaints.com:

        “Ge...

      • Back in May, GM admitted that they overstated the fuel economy on some 2016 SUVs and offered a compensation program as a sorry ‘bout that. Owners received somewhere between $450 to $1500, based ...

    2. November

      • While you might still be digesting that extra serving of holiday cookies, here’s something else to chew on – you might have 1 of 18 Malibus that need new airbag modules:

        According to GM ...

      • Earlier this year, General Motors (GM) announced a preliminary recall for 1.9 million vehicles with Takata airbag inflators. But then, a couple months later, they decided that recalling some of ...

      • GM manufactured cargo vans that are either missing mirrors, or have improperly shaped mirrors. Both are violations of federal safety laws.

        “The 2016-2017 Chevrolet Express and 2016 GMC S...

    3. October

      • Last month GM announced an airbag recall affecting 4 million vehicles.

        Software errors have been found to disable the front airbags and seatbelt pretensions after “certain driving condit...

    4. September

      • GM ordered a windshield wiper recall that was limited to Canada’s “corrosion provinces” back in June. Well, turns out we use plenty of road salt here in the US of A as well, so the recall is exp...

    5. August

      • The Malibu Hybrid comes with a manual service disconnect (MSD) switch that mechanics can use to shut off the high-voltage battery when working on the car. That’s smart and safe. Can you imagine ...

      • SS Seat Belt Cables Wear Out→

        Chevy SS owners might need to send out an SOS when their seat belt tensioner cables break.

        “[The recalled] Chevrolet SS cars were built May 14, 2013...

    6. July

      • Every modern headlight assembly has an “aim code” to make sure the lights are oriented properly after service. Unfortunately, those are missing in some new Cruze cars.

        “The 2016 Chevy Cr...

      • Here’s a fun thought — your Chevy Cruze turbo diesel might be illegal in the USA. A new lawsuit claims GM is using “defeat devices” to hide emissions output similar to the ones VW just got raked...

      • There’s a lot of news about airbags that can hurt you after a crash, but General Motors would like to remind you they can also make airbags that won’t deploy at all.

        GM is recalling 308,...

      • Equinox owners, put down those quarts of oil. General Motors’ Technical Service Bulletin (TSB 15285C) could be the answer you’ve been looking for regarding excessive oil consumption.

        “Ch...

    7. May

    8. April

    9. March

    10. January

  4. 2015

    1. June

      • The 2010 Chevy Tahoe is ejecting passengers in rollover crashes. At least, according to a recent petition that wants the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to look into the m...

    2. April

  5. 2014

    1. June

      • GM is recalling every single current-generation Camaro – all 511,528 of them – because of an ignition switch issue similar to the one that already killed 13 people … or 74 or more depending on w...

    2. April

      • Remember when our parents threatened to stop the car right now in the middle of the highway if we didn’t simmer down in the back seat? Yeah, the driver assistance system in the 2014 Chevy Impala...