Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
CHEVROLET / CRUZE 2012
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC Report Receipt Date: OCT 31, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V522000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,949
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2012 Buick Verano,
Chevrolet Cruze, and Chevrolet Sonic vehicles. The driver side frontal
air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air
If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a
crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal airbag, that
airbag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace the
steering wheel airbag coil, free of charge. The manufacturer has not
yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General
Motors at 1-800-521-7300.