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2008 Chevrolet Aveo Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

Recall Date: 05/19/2014
  • Summary: General Motors is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Chevrolet Aveo vehicles equipped with daytime running lights (DRL). In the affected vehicles, there may be heat generated within the DRL module located in the center console in the instrument panel, which could melt the DRL module.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 218,000
  • Consequence: If the DRL module melts due to the heat generation, it could cause a vehicle fire.
  • Remedy: The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). General Motors recall number for this campaign is 14236.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V261000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2008
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Feature & Accessory Dependability
Body & Interior Dependability

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Warranty

The Aveo comes with GM's basic limited warranty, covering three years or 36,000 miles. GM's upgraded new-car warranty coverage includes limited powertrain coverage for five years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. The rust warranty covers six years/100,000 miles.

 

Warranty information last updated: 2/17/09

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