Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

August 3, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

12V377000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected:

36,413

Summary:

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 Chevrolet Impala police vehicles because the front lower control arms may fracture. This safety recall does not include non-police Chevrolet Impala vehicles.

Consequence:

A broken control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front lower control arms, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on August 21, 2012. Owners may contact the Chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.

Notes:

GM's campaign number is 12104. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration