General Motors Recalls Buick, Chevy, and Cadillac Vehicles for Safety Flaws

General Motors Co. is recalling Buick, Cadillac, and Chevrolet models due to problems that could put the passenger’s safety in danger in a collision.

The Cadillac luxury division is recalling specific 2013 XTS large sedans because of the rear-seat head restraints not locking into the proper upright position, which could ultimately cause severe neck injury in the instance of a collision. This recall affects 12,626 vehicles built from October 12, 2011 thru August 30, 2012. Under this recall, dealers will replace head rests free of charge.

GM is also recalling specific 2012 Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze, and Chevrolet Sonic vehicles in a separate filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration due to a hazard in driver’s side frontal airbags. Two separate parts of the airbag may cause the airbags to not deploy during a collision.

This recall affects 2,949 vehicles and steering wheel coils will be replaced free of charge by dealers.

For more information, please contact GM at 800-521-7300.

Last modified on November 23, 2012. Published by Friedman, Domiano & Smith Co., L.P.A.

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