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Recall: 2012 CANYON/COLORADO: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]11V552000[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    Make: GM
    Model: CANYON/COLORADO
    Model Year: 2012

    Description: SEAT BELTS:FRONT

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: GENERAL MOTORS LLC
    Begin Date of MFG: 9/9/2011
    End Date of MFG: 10/19/2011
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 5,220
    Date owner notified by MFG: 12/4/2011

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS LLC.

    Defect Summary: GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHEVROLET COLORADO AND GMC CANYON VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 9, 2011, THROUGH OCTOBER 19, 2011, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NUMBER 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH DRIVER SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR TERMINALS THAT DO NOT FIT SNUGLY WITH THE CONNECTOR PINS, CAUSING THE CONNECTION TO BE INTERMITTENT.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THE LOOSE CONNECTIONS MAY CAUSE THE DRIVER TO NOT RECEIVE A VISUAL OR AUDIBLE WARNING THAT THE DRIVER SEAT BELT IS NOT FASTENED, THEREBY INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH

    Corrective Summary: GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR TERMINALS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 AND GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM'S SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11322. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.[/FONT]
     

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