Recalls: GM Cars, Trucks, Chrysler SUVs

2012 Buick Verano, 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze, Sonic

The Problem: A shorting bar inside the driver’s airbag may sometimes contact the air bag terminals, meaning that if the two are in contact during a crash, the airbag will not deploy. The airbag light will illuminate if the shorting bar contacts the terminals.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, which eliminates the possibility of contact between the shorting bar and the terminals.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 31,520 2012 Buick Verano, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Cruze, and Chevrolet Sonic vehicles

2013-2014 Chevrolet Spark, 2013 Buick Encore

The Problem: The front passenger airbag end cap could separate from the airbag inflator, which could prevent the passenger airbag from deploying properly in a crash.

The Fix: GM has not yet announced the fix for this defect.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 61 2013-2014 Chevrolet Spark and 2013 Buick Encore models manufactured in Korea between December 30, 2012 and May 8, 2013.

2014 Chevrolet Corvette

The Problem: A short circuit in the sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) could disable the front air bags, seatbelt pretentioners, and the automatic occupancy sensing module.

The Fix: GM dealers will replace the SDM on affected vehicles.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 33 2014 Chevrolet Corvette models in the U.S.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD, 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL

The Problem: A problem with the standard radio may prevent a warning chime from sounding if the key is in the ignition when the driver’s door is opened, or if a front seat belt is not buckled.

The Fix: Dealers will reprogram the radio control module.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 57,512 trucks including light-duty 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models, heavy-duty 2015 Silverado and Sierra models, and the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL.

2014 Dodge Durango, 2014 Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee

The Problem: When cruise control is engaged and the driver presses the accelerator pedal, the acceleration input may be extended by one second after the pedal is released before the speed returns to the set speed. This may extend to two seconds on high-performance Grand Cherokee SRT models.

The Fix: Dealers will upgrade the cruise control software on affected vehicles.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: Approximately 10,700 2014 Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee, and Jeep Grand Cherokee models, of which half are either unsold at dealers or in transit to dealers.

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