2014 GMC SIERRA Air Bags Recall

2014 GMC SIERRA Air Bags Recall

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2014 GMC SIERRA Air Bags Recall
 NHTSA Recall #97493
NHTSA Compaign #13V315000
MFG Compaign #13230
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierGMC
 BrandGMC
 ModelSIERRA
 Model Year2014
 ComponentAIR BAGS
 Date of notification23/08/13
 Begin date of manufacuring04/06/13
 End date of manufacturing30/06/13
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received19/07/13
 Report created23/07/13
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units843
 Defect summaryGeneral motors is recalling certain model year 2014 chevrolet silverado trucks manufactured june 1, 2013, through june 30, 2013; and model year 2014 gmc sierra trucks manufactured june 4, 2013, through june 30, 2013. Welding on the passenger airbag inflator may fracture when the airbag is deployed, allowing some gas from the air bag inflator to vent behind the instrument panel, instead of into the air bag.
 Consequence summaryAs a result the air bag may not fully inflate, increasing the risk of injury.
 Corrective actionGeneral motors will notify owners and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on august 23, 2013. Owners may contact chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546 and gmc at 1-866-996-9463. Gm's recall number is 13230.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).
  • What is Recall? A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure? Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect? Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

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