Recalls & Defects For 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

Vehicle Report: 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:fuel Pump

Report Receipt Date: 05/31/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v358000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2015-2018 gmc canyon, 2016-2017 buick envision, 2016-2018 chevrolet colorado and malibu, 2017-2018 gmc acadia, 2018 buick lacrosse, cadillac ats, chevrolet equinox, and gmc terrain vehicles. the high pressure fuel pump may detach from its mounting flange, possibly resulting in the pump damaging the high pressure fuel line.

Consequence
A damaged fuel line can create a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pump, and high pressure fuel pipe, free of charge. the recall began july 2, 2018. owners may contact buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or gmc customer service at 1-800-462-8782. gm's number for this recall is 18188.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: AIR Bags: Occupant Classification System - OCS (Front Passenger)

Report Receipt Date: 06/14/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v400000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2016-2018 chevrolet malibu vehicles. during servicing, a passenger presence system (pps) may have been installed that was not correctly calibrated to the vehicle's seat type. as a result, the pps may not properly identify an adult passenger from a child passenger in the front passenger seat, potentially causing the air bag to not deploy when it should, or causing the air bag to deploy when it shouldn't.

Consequence
In the event of a crash, improper air bag deployment can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger pps seat service kit, free of charge. the recall began august 7, 2018. owners may contact chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. gm's number for this recall is 18208.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:disc:caliper

Report Receipt Date: 08/30/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v576000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2018-2019 chevrolet equinox, impala, cruze, volt and bolt ev vehicles, gmc terrain vehicles, buick lacrosse and regal vehicles, cadillac xts and xts professional vehicles and 2018 chevrolet malibu vehicles. the rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance.

Consequence
A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle's brake system, free of charge. the recall began october 11, 2018. owners may contact buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or gmc customer service at 1-800-462-8782. gm's number for this recall is 18279.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Fuel System, Gasoline:fuel Injection System:injectors

Report Receipt Date: 09/06/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v642000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2018 chevrolet malibu vehicles equipped with 1.5l turbo engines. an error in the engine control module (ecm) software may result in the fuel injectors being disabled.

Consequence
Disabled fuel injectors would prevent the engine from starting and may cause a stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ecm software, free of charge. the manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. owners may contact gm customer service at 1-800-630-2438. gm's number for this recall is n192221960.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



Please call the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236) to report safety defects or to obtain information on cars, trucks, child seats, and highway or traffic safety. We do not review, validate, or edit the information provided by the NHTSA.