General Motors has issued a recall for certain examples of the 2021 model year Chevy Traverse and Buick Enclave crossovers over an issue related to the front airbags, which may not deploy properly in the event of a crash.
The problem: affected crossovers may have received incorrect airbag calibration software at the factory, which could affect frontal airbag deployment and/or prevent the airbags from deploying properly.
The hazards: airbags that do not deploy as intended can increase the risk of an injury, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
The fix: dealers will update the airbag calibration software in affected Traverse and Enclave vehicles. This software update will be performed at no cost to the vehicle owner.
Affected components: front driver and passenger airbags.
Number of affected vehicles: a total of six Traverse and Enclave vehicles are believed to be affected by this problem. All affected vehicles are located in the United States.
Owners should: GM will notify owners of affected vehicles and instruct them to make an appointment with their dealer for repairs. If owners are unsure whether or not their vehicle is affected by this recall, they can visit my.gm.com/
- GM recall number: N212340220
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V472000
- NHTSA Safety Hotline Contact: 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- Buick Customer Service: 1-800-521-7300