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.
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Detailed Recall Information for Chevrolet Optra
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
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