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Chevrolet Optra Recalls

There has been 1 recall on Optra vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-05-19 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-05-21, was due to a problem with the switch. Approximately 214 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Optra's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the headlights, buckle assembly. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Chevrolet Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled Chevrolet Optra vehicles

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2014-05-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-05-21)
Recall Summary: General Motors is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Chevrolet Optra vehicles. In the affected vehicles there may be heat generated in the headlamp switch or daytime running light (DRL) module and the heat could melt the headlamp switch or the DRL module.
Hazard: If the heat generated within the headlamp switch and DRL module located on the left side of the steering column melts the headlamp switch or DRL module, it increases the risk of a vehicle fire.
Remedy: The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). General Motors recall number for this campaign is 14093.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V260000
   
2007-10-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-10-16)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES LOCATED IN GUAM AND SAIPAN, THE HEADLAMP LOW BEAM OR DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT (DRL) FUNCTION MAY BE INOPERATIVE DUE TO A MELTED SPLICE PACK (S201) ON THE IP HARNESS.
Hazard: INADEQUATE LIGHTING COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RICK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE HEADLAMP LOW BEAM SPLICING TYPE AND SEPARATE IT FROM SPLICE PACK 201 TO PROTECT HOUSING MELTING DUE TO POTENTIAL POOR CONTACT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 2, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GM DAEWOO AT 1-671-648-8453.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V482000
   
2007-07-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-07-26)
Recall Summary: CERTAIN VEHICLES LOCATED IN GUAM AND SAIPAN WERE BUILT WITH A SEAT BELT BUCKLE WITH AN IMPROPER ULTRASONIC WELD OF THE SPRING RIB AND FIXATION RIB OF BUCKLE UNDERCOVER IN BOTH FRONT SEAT BELTS. A SPRING RIB OR FIXATION RIB COULD BREAK AND REMAIN INSIDE THE BUCKLE, AND THE SEAT BELT TONGUE MAY NOT BE INSERTED INTO THE BUCKLE, OR THE PUSH BUTTON MAY BECOME STUCK, RESULTING IN AN OCCUPANT NOT BEING ABLE TO UNLATCH THE BUCKLE.
Hazard: THESE BUCKLE MALFUNCTIONS COULD PREVENT A PERSON FROM USING THE SEAT BELT SYSTEM, AND RISK OF INJURY TO AN UNBELTED PERSON IN A CRASH WOULD BE INCREASED.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 2, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GM DAEWOO AT 1-671-648-8453.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V328000
   
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Additional Chevrolet Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:
15002500
2500hd3500
3500hd5500
75008500
AstroAvalanche
Avalanche 1500Aveo
B SeriesB7
BlazerC Series
C Series (medium)C/k Chassis Cab
C/k PickupsC10
C20C2500
C30C3500
C3500hdC4500
C5500C6
C6500C6h042
C7C7500
CamaroCaprice
Caprice Police PursuitCaptiva
Captiva SportCavalier
Cg33803Chevy
City ExpressClassic
CobaltColorado
CorvetteCorvette Z06
CruzeEquinox
ExpressExpress 1500
Express 2500Express 3500
F6F7
G SeriesG Van
G20G3500
Gmt 560HHR
ImpalaImpala (gmx 211)
K10K20
K25K2500
K30K3500
KodiakLow Cab Forward 3500
Low Cab Forward 4500Lumina
Lumina ApvMalibu
Malibu ClassicMalibu Eco
Malibu HybridMalibu Maxx
Monte CarloS 10
S10S10e
Sierra PuSilverado
Silverado 1500Silverado 2500
Silverado 3500Silverado Hd
SonicSpark
Spark EvSS
SuburbanSuburban 1500
T SeriesT10
TahoeTahoe Police Pursuit
TopkickTrailblazer
Trailblazer ExtTraverse
TraxUplander
VANVenture
VoltW-series
W3500W4500
W5500Wt5500

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