2005 & 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Recall Due to Airbag Defects & Problems

Model/Build Years: 2005-2006

Manufacturer : GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V014000

Mfg’s Report Date : JAN 16, 2007

Component: STRUCTURE

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 98707

CHEVROLET COBALT Recall Summary

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL ROOF-MOUNTED SIDE IMPACT AIR BAGS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, ‘OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT.’

CHEVROLET COBALT AIRBAG Recall Consequences:

IN A CRASH, HEAD IMPACT PROTECTION MAY BE INADEQUATE. CHEVROLET COBALT Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL ENERGY ABSORBING PLASTIC TO THE HEADLINER TRIM TO REDUCE THE SEVERITY OF HEAD IMPACTS IN A CRASH. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 CHEVROLET / COBALT – GM RECALL NO. 06217. CUSTOMERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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