General Motors Recalls 1.03 Million Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Trucks Over Seatbelt Issue

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.

Affected vehicles:

  • 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,

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