Recalls & Defects For 2017 Chevrolet Trax

Vehicle Report: 2017 Chevrolet Trax

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: AIR Bags:frontal

Report Receipt Date: 09/08/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v651000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 chevrolet silverado 2500 hd, 3500 hd, tahoe, suburban, gmc sierra 2500 hd and 3500 hd, gmc yukon, gmc yukon xl, cadillac escalade and cadillac escalade esv vehicles and 2014-2017 chevrolet corvette, silverado 1500, trax, caprice police pursuit vehicle, gmc sierra 1500, buick encore, and 2014-2016 buick lacrosse, chevrolet spark ev and ss vehicles. in the affected vehicles, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (sdm) software to activate a diagnostic test. during this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.

Consequence
A failure of the front air bags or seat belt pretensioners to deploy in the event of a crash necessitating deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver and front passenger.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the sdm software. vehicles that have had a previous air bag deployment will have the sdm replaced. these repairs will be performed free of charge. the recall began on october 13, 2016. 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 16007.

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

Report Receipt Date: 11/01/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v774000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2019 buick encore, chevrolet spark, traverse, and trax vehicles. the sensing diagnostic module (sdm) on these vehicle may not have been turned off of "manufacturing mode," preventing the air bags from deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence
If the air bags do not deploy in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the sdm module to the correct mode, free of charge. the recall began november 6, 2018. owners may contact buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 and chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. gm's number for this recall is 18365.

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: Suspension:front:control Arm:lower Ball Joint

Report Receipt Date: 04/18/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v312000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2017-2019 chevrolet trax vehicles. a joint in one or both of the front lower-control arms may have been improperly welded. an improperly welded joint may break, resulting in the partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle.

Consequence
A partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle could cause the attached front wheel to toe outward, impacting the vehicle's handling and steering and increasing the risk of crash.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right front lower-control arms, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. the recall began june 14, 2019. owners may contact gm customer service at 1-800-222-1020. gm's number for this recall is a182202370.

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: Suspension:front:control Arm:lower Ball Joint

Report Receipt Date: 09/12/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v652000

Summary
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2015-2018 chevrolet trax vehicles. a joint in one or both of the front lower control arms may have been improperly welded. an improperly welded joint may break, resulting in the partial separation of the lower control arm from the vehicle.

Consequence
A partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle could cause the attached front wheel to toe outward, impacting the vehicle's handling and steering and increasing the risk of crash.

Remedy
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right front lower-control arms, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. the recall began november 6, 2019. owners may contact chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. gm's number for this recall is a192261870.

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.



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