GM Recall of Certain Model Year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Vehicles, Jan. 31, 2013

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—January 31, 2013.

SUMMARY: General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles, manufactured December 6, 2011, through January 15, 2013. One or more rear suspension bolts may not have been tightened to the specified torque. This may lead to sudden changes in vehicle handling.

CONSEQUENCE: Sudden changes in vehicle handling may increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and retighten the bolts as necessary, free of charge. Owner notifications have already begun and will be completed shortly. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.

NOTES: This is General Motors recall number 13008. 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