Recall Alert: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Aveo

By Jennifer Newman  on May 21, 2014

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 218,000 model-year 2004-08 Chevrolet Aveo cars equipped with daytime running lights.

The Problem: In the affected vehicles, heat may be generated within the daytime running lights module, which could melt it and cause a fire.

What Owners Should Do: GM does not yet have a fix for this recall, and the automaker hasn’t provided a customer notification schedule, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For more info, owners can call Chevrolet at 800-222-1020 and reference recall number 14236. Owners also can call NHTSA’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

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

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Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Newman is a certified car-seat technician. A mom of two, she owns a 2013 Subaru Outback crammed with sports gear.  Email Jennifer