US NHTSA Recalls: GM Cadillac, Chevrolet & GMC Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of thirty-eight (38) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the thirty-eight (38) recalls the NHTSA has announced in February 2021, comes news of the following:

Logo - General Motors LLCGeneral Motors LLC (“GM”), a Detroit, Michigan establishment, has recalled an estimated 557,023 model year 2009 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states and/or districts of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. For the purposes of this recall notification, these US states/territories are known as “Zone B.”

As part of this same recall notification, GM has also recalled certain 2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, and Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. For the purposes of this recall notification, these US states/territories are known as “Zone C.”

Recall Category: Air Bags – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator may explode

Logo - ChevroletNHTSA Safety Notification 21V052000 reports these recalled GM vehicles are equipped Airbags containing Non-Desiccated Passenger Frontal Inflators with Phase-Stabilized Ammonium Nitrate (“PSAN”) propellant. These Airbag Inflators may explode due to Propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

According to the NHTSA, an Inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver and/or other occupants at high speeds, resulting in loss of vehicle control, crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results including death.

Logo - GMC==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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General Motors will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed beginning March 1, 2021. Second notification letters will be mailed once the remedy is available.

Owners may contact Chevrolet Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-222-1020; Cadillac Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-458-8006; and GMC Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-462-8782, all during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. GM’s designation for this recall is N212328760.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by General Motors LLC, please search for “General Motors” or more generically, “GM” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Cadillac brand, please search for “Cadillac” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Chevrolet brand, please search for “Chevrolet” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the GMC brand, please search for “GMC” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Air Bag hazards, please search for “air bag” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Explosion hazards, please search for “explosion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Smoke Inhalation hazards, please search for “smoke inhalation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V052000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14093-2021
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