The North American based automotive giant General Motors has recently announced a recall for almost 500, 000 units of the Chevrolet Cruze because of a possible fire risk.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles will have to be taken back to the dealers because of a possible fire risk. The NHTSA is saying that 475,418 units of the 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze are affected by this recall and the models which will have to be driven back to the dealers by their owners have been produced between September 2010 and May 2012, assembled in Lordston, Ohio, and sold in the United States, Canada and Israel.
General Motors has received 30 reports of engine fires in the 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles but no injuries or crashed have been reported over this issue. Owners of the above mentioned model will be notified in mid-July and the company estimates that it will take about 30 minutes for the problem to be fixed at a Chevrolet dealership. Owners of the 2011 and 2012 Chevrolet Cruze can contact Chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.