Recall roundup: Chevrolet Cruze for braking problems image

Chevrolet has recently announced a recall for certain versions of the Cruze model, because of a problem with the braking system.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 292,879 units of the Chevrolet Cruze will be affected by this problem and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers because of a problem with the braking system. The NHTSA says that the pump may not active in some of the vehicles, resulting in the intermittent reduction or loss of the brake assist and increasing the risk of a crash and / or injury.

The affected vehicles have been produced between May 10, 2012, and June 20 2011, and in between April 6, 2011, and August 7, 2012. GM will notify owners of the affected cars and the company’s dealers will replace the microswitch in the power brake vacuum pipe assembly, at no charge. The recall is expected to begin over the following months, but General Motors didn’t announce an exact date just yet. Owners of the above mentioned Chevrolet Cruze vehicles can find out more about the subject by contacting the carmaker at 1-800-222-1020 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.