General Motors is recalling certain units of the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014-2015 GMC Sierra pickup trucks over an issue with the seatbelt system.
The defect: the flexible steel cable that connects the seat belt to the vehicle can fatigue and separate over time as a result of the driver repeatedly bending the cable when entering the seat.
The hazards: if the flexible steel cable that connects the seat belt to the vehicle fatigues and separates, the performance of the seat belt system will deteriorate. This can lead to injury during a crash or accident.
Reported injuries or fatalities: this issue was discovered through warranty data, and there have been no reports of crashes, injuries or fatalities related to this issue.
- Chevrolet Silverado 1500:
- 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
- 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
- GMC Sierra 1500:
- 2014 GMC Sierra 1500
- 2015 GMC Sierra 1500
Number of vehicles affected: 1,037,982 units globally, which includes:
- United States: 895,232 units
- Canada: 108,604 units
- Mexico: TBA
- Middle East: TBA
- South America: TBA
The fix: for trucks in the field,