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GM recalls 1.2 million vehicles because seat belts, side impact air bags may fail
Fear that seat belt pretensioners and side impact air bags may fail during a traffic collisions, General Motors is recalling 1, 176,407 certain model year 2008-13 Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia, as well as the 2009-13 Chevrolet Traverse and 2008-10 Saturn Outlook vehicles. If such a failure should occur, the driver and his or her front seat passenger could be injured. The company will reach out to vehicle owners and dealers will replace the affected harness connections with soldered connections for free. A notification schedule has yet to be released. The recall number is 14030. Vehicles repaired during a customer satisfaction campaign and special coverage are not included in the recall. For information, call GM at 1-866-996-9463, Chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546, Buick at 1-800-521-7300 and Saturn at 1-800-553-6000. Learn more about this and other recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov.