US NHTSA Recalls: Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trailblazer SUVs


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, June 18, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of sixty-seven (67) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month.

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

Additional information:

Among the sixty-seven (67) recalls the NHTSA announced this June, comes news of the following:

Logo - General Motors LLCGeneral Motors LLC (“GM”), a Detroit, Michigan establishment, has recalled an estimated 135,400 model year 2020-2022 Buick Encore GX and 2021-2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer Sport Utility Vehicles (“SUVs”) marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Equipment – Emergency Jack can fracture while in use

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V440000 reports the vehicle’s Emergency Jack, if not positioned as directed in the vehicle owner’s manual, can fracture while in use.

According to the NHTSA, a Fractured Jack can cause the vehicle to collapse while in use, increasing the risk of consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results to those under the vehicle or nearby.

Logo - Buick==> 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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Authorized General Motors Dealers will replace the Jack, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 26, 2021. Owners may contact Buick Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-222-1020 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. GM’s designation for this recall is A212335470.

==> 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.

Logo - Chevrolet==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the General Motors Buick brand, please search for “Buick” 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 General Motors Chevrolet brand, please search for “Chevrolet” 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 Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” 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 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: 21V440000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14561-2021
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More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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