Chevrolet News in 2016

  1. 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 ...

      • 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, through April 27, 2016.”

        GM ...

    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

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    9. March

    10. January