1. 2009 Chevrolet Impala SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #10V480000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 13, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 303,100

    Summary: GM is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages." The front safety belt webbing may not have been properly secured to the lap belt anchor pretensioner mounted to the side of the seat nearest the door.

    Consequence: The safety belt may not restrain the occupant as intended during a crash, which could result in injury to the occupant.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect both front safety belts for proper installation of the anchors to the pretensioners and, if necessary, reinstall the anchors. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on November 5, 2010. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or at the owner center at www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V480000 »

  2. 2009 Chevrolet Impala AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #08V517000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 06, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 79

    Summary: GM is recalling 79 MY 2009 Chevrolet Impala vehicles. Some of these vehicles have a passenger-side front air bag inflator that could fracture at an inflator tube during a deployment.

    Consequence: During a passenger-side air bag deployment, pieces of the inflator tube could strike and injure vehicle occupants and the air bag cushion would not inflate fully, reducing the capability of the bag to protect the passenger.

    Actions: Dealers will install a new passenger-side front air bag. The recall began on October 10, 2008. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or through their website at www.gmownercenter.com>www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V517000 »