General Motors is recalling the Buick Regal midsize luxury sedan over a condition with a wiring harness that could result in a fire.
The defect: the power seat wiring harness may contact the seat frame, causing the wires to chafe.
The hazards: chafed harness wires may cause a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Affected vehicles: 2011 Buick Regal vehicles manufactured November 3, 2009 to March 25, 2011, equipped with 8-way power adjustable front seats (RPO AG1, AG2).
Number of vehicles affected: 42,984 (United States figure)
The fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the wiring harness, and repair any chafed wires as necessary, free of charge.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Buick Regal 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 Buick dealer.
Owners can also contact Buick Customer Service with questions by using the following information.
- Buick Customer Service: 1-800-521-7300
- GM Recall Number: 30710
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V517000