Safety Recall N212330130 Rear Suspension Toe Link May Break – 2013 Buick LaCrosse, Regal, & Chevrolet Malibu

General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013 Buick Regal, Chevrolet Malibu,

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August 12, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V633000

Rear Toe Links May Fracture

A rear toe link fracture may reduce the driver’s ability to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V633

Manufacturer General Motors, LLC



General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013 Buick Regal, Chevrolet Malibu, and Buick Lacrosse vehicles sold or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, or Wisconsin. These vehicles may have rear toe links that received excessive electrocoating (e-coat) corrosion protection, which could cause the e-coat to become brittle and break away when contacted by road debris. Over time, the e-coat may chip away, exposing the metal toe link and making it more susceptible to corrosion. Corrosion may eventually cause the toe link to thin and ultimately to fracture.


Dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links and adjuster fasteners, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters were mailed on September 30, 2021. Owner notification letters were mailed on January 3, 2022. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N212330130.


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

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