General Motors’ Australian subsidiary, Holden, is recalling certain units of the Colorado pickup truck over a potential issue with the rear seatbelts.
The defect: in affected vehicles, a bolt that is one of two fasteners securing the anchor bracket for the rear seatbelt buckles may not have been fitted during vehicle production.
The hazards: the absence of the seat belt anchor bracket bolt may result in reduced performance of the rear seatbelts in the event of a collision. This may present an increased injury risk to rear seat occupants.
Affected vehicles: Holden Colorado
- Model year 2012 to model year 2016 Holden RG Colorado Extended Cab
- Affected Build Range: MMU142ED0CH600065 to MMU145DK0GH607082
The fix: GM-Holden will write to all affected customers to notify them of required action. The specific repair procedure has not been disclosed at this time.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this GM-Holden recall should visit recalls.gm.com. There, owners will be able to enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a Holden dealer.
Owners may contact Holden customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Holden Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- ACCC Website: www.recalls.gov.au
- ACCC Phone Number: 1300 302 502
- ACCC Recall Number: 2015/14806