NHTSA Recalls Chevrolet Cobalt


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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt(Shown)
Make / Models : CHEVROLET / COBALT           	
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

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.' 

Consequence: 

IN A CRASH, HEAD IMPACT PROTECTION MAY BE INADEQUATE.

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.

Notes: 

 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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