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Recall 14V489000

Center Storage Console Does Not Stay Latched

Recall Details

The center storage console may not stay latched in the event of a collision. Dealers will replace the console storage compartment door inertia latch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The center storage console may not stay latched in an accident. 

What Should You Do?

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2014. 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 14476.

Body, Interior & Misc., August 8, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 8, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
14,940
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V489000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala vehicles manufactured May 7, 2014, to July 28, 2014. In the event of an accident, the center storage console may not stay latched. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 201, "Occupant Protection In Interior Impact."
Consequence
The storage compartment door may not remain closed in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
Remedy
Parts to remedy this condition are not currently available. GM will send owners an interim notification in early October 2014, and will send a second letter when parts are available. At that time dealers will replace the console storage compartment door inertia latch, free of charge. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14476.
Notify
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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