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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 3 official 2012 Chevrolet Malibu recalls. Find out if your 2012 Chevrolet Malibu needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 8, 2015

The cables that mount the front seat belts to the vehicle may bend and break, resulting in the seat belts not securing occupants.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2015. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 15031.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 14, 2014

An electrical connection problem at the body control module can result in various concerns related to application of the brake pedal.

1) Exterior brake lights not working as expected

2) Difficulty disengaging the cruise control

3) Moving the shifter out of park without pushing the brake pedal

4) Disabling of the traction control, electronic stability control, and braking assist systems

General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely fashion and believe you should have, please contact your General Motors dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 13036.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 17, 2012

Under certain conditions revolving around a hard braking event, the roof rail airbag may inadvertently deploy or the airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners may not deploy due to a programming fault with the airbag control module.

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning June 1, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.