US investigating doable air bag failures in GM autos, Auto Information, Automobilnews
DETROIT: The U.S. authorities’s freeway security company is investigating complaints that the air luggage could not inflate in a crash on 1000’s of Normal Motors autos.The Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration says the probe covers practically 750,000 Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC autos from the 2020 and 2021 mannequin years. Most are full-size pickup vehicles and SUVs.
The company says in paperwork posted Tuesday on its web site that it has 15 complaints of air bag malfunctions, together with six crashes with eight reported accidents. It additionally has eight area studies.
It says that GM issued a service bulletin to sellers about the issue in March, however there hasn’t been a recall. The bulletin says rust particles can accumulate on a driver’s air bag connection terminal. That may trigger the air bag malfunction gentle to come back on, and will cease the air luggage from inflating.The company says it opened the investigation to determine how massive the issue is and to evaluate issues of safety.
The probe covers Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups in addition to Chevy Tahoe and Suburban SUVs. Additionally included are GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade SUVs, and the Cadillac CT4 and CT5 sedans and XT4 SUVs.