General Motors is recalling certain 2015 model year Chevrolet Cruze over an issue with the driver-side seat belt assembly.
The problem: in affected vehicles, one of the driver-side seat belt assembly bolts may not be properly tightened.
The hazard: an insufficiently torqued bolt may prevent the seat belt from holding the required load in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Affected vehicles: 2015 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles manufactured September 24, 2014 to May 29, 2015.
Number of vehicles affected: 15 (United States figure).
The fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the bolts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Chevrolet Cruze recall should visit recalls.gm.com. There, owners will be able to enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a General Motors dealer.
Owners can also contact Chevrolet customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- GM Recall Number: 15777
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 15V876000