Recall Roundup for May 29, 2012
- 05/29/2012 |
- by Tara Baukus Mello |
- Total Car News / Safety
The latest recall announcements from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are:
Chevrolet is recalling 4,304 units of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu (shown here) due to the potential of the side curtain airbags deploying unintentionally as well as the air bags and/or seat belt pretensioners not deploying in a crash, due to a problem with the sensing and diagnostic module that occurs after hard braking. Only Chevy Malibu cars built between October 24, 2011 and March 31, 2012 are affected.
Some 2013 Lexus GS 350 cars are being recalled due to a problem with that could cause the steering wheel to be off-center when restarting the car after being parked with the steering wheel turned, causing the car to turn in an unexpected direction when the driver moves from the parked position. 663 cars manufactured between December 12, 2011 and February 7, 2011 are affected.
Owners of all cars affected by recalls will be notified by mail by the manufacturer. Consumers who are concerned that their car is affected can find more information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration by searching for their car here or by calling the toll-free number in their owner's manual.