More GM Recalls: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado, 2012 Small Cars

By | June 09, 2014
General Motors just announced four more recalls affecting 89,000 trucks and cars in the U.S. The biggest recall involves 57,512 new trucks for a problem with the base radio that may affect important warning functions. Model year 2014 Chevrolet Silverado LD, GMC Sierra LD, and 2015 Silverado HD models are affected, as well as 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban, and GMC Sierra HD, Yukon, and Yukon XL models. The faulty radio may prevent audible warnings if the key is in the ignition when the driver’s door is open. It would also prevent an audible chime that usually goes off when the front seat is unbuckled. GM is not aware of any crashes or injuries related to this issue. Another GM recall involves 31,520 small cars because the airbags may not deploy in a crash. Models affected include the 2012 Buick Verano and Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze, and Sonic compact cars. GM has directly linked one crash and one injury to this problem, and it has issued two previous recalls for this condition.
In addition to these massive recalls, GM has issued two other small campaigns affecting fewer than 100 vehicles. The first of these recalls, which also involves airbags that may not deploy, affects certain 2013-2014 Chevrolet Sparks and 2013 Buick Encores built between December 30, 2012 and May 8, 2013 in Changwon, Korea. The other involves just 33 model year 2014 Chevrolet Corvettes for a problem that could disable front air bags, safety belt pretensioners, and the Automatic Occupancy Sensing module. GM will send letters to customers with vehicles affected by the recalls. When GM gives the go-ahead, owners can take their vehicles to dealerships for a free repair. Dealerships will also provide courtesy transportation as needed. Source: GM