General Motors has not disclosed the total number of potentially affected vehicles, but around 86,000 vehicles might be affected.
General Motors has not disclosed the total number of potentially affected vehicles, but around 86,000 vehicles might be affected. The following models are included:
GM has identified about 33,000 Cruzes vehicles, mostly in the U.S. and Canada that may be equipped with a suspect driver's airbag inflator module that may have been put together with an incorrect part.
Manufacturers are demanded to inform owners by mail within 60 days of reporting to NHTSA of a recall decision. You can look up your car on NHTSA's page https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/ or your car manufacturer's website to see if it is under a recall. You will have to know your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to do the lookup. If there is a safety recall, your manufacturer will repair the car or equipment free of charge.
You can also download the Safercar mobile app and search for all automobile recalls. The Safercar mobile app is obtainable for iPhones (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/safercar/id593086230?ls=1&mt=8) and Androids (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nhtsa.safercar&hl=en).
Although you cannot prevent an airbag defect, there are a few things you can do to reduce the chances of being hurt. Make sure you:
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