Recall Alert: 2014 Chevrolet Spark

2014ChevroletSparkRecall

Vehicles Affected: More than 1,900 model-year 2014 Chevrolet Spark hatchbacks manufactured between May 7, 2014, and May 26, 2014. You can check your vehicle's manufacture date by locating a sticker on the driver's-side doorjamb.

The Problem: The left and right lower control arm attaching bolts in the front suspension may not be tightened to specification. This could cause the lower control arm to separate from the steering knuckle while driving, causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash. We first reported on the recall on July 23.

The Fix: GM will begin notifying owners today, and dealers will inspect the left and right lower control arm attaching bolts to make sure they are tightened to the proper specification for free.

What Owners Should Do: GM is advising owners not to drive their vehicles until the recall remedy is completed; they should call a Chevrolet dealer immediately to arrange for their vehicle to be transported for servicing for free. Owners can call Chevrolet at 800-222-1020, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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Comments 

Steve

With GM's track record on recalls lately, I feel they and every other manufacturer should start giving their customers with recalled vehicles some form of compensation for having to deal with this ongoing issue. Whether it be 2 free oil changes, or 2 free inspections with tire rotations, or a $25 gas card to help off set their time coming back and sitting in a waiting room for atleast an hour out of their day. I understand recalls happen, but owning a GM vehicle could mean watching a lot of dealer TV, drinking dealer coffee waiting to get your vehicle on the road again.
Car sales are good, there is money to do this.

My $.02

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