GM Recalls 89K Vehicles Over Air Bag Defects

CBS Detroit

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is recalling more than 89,000 vehicles because of air bag defects and other problems.

The automaker said Friday that is recalling 31,520 model year 2012 Buick Verano and Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic compact cars because the air bags might not deploy. GM said at least one person was hurt in a related crash.

The problem affects a small metal tab called a shorting bar, which is designed to keep the air bag from deploying while it is being installed in the car. GM says the shorting bar in the affected cars may come into contact with the air bag electrical terminals. If that happens during a crash, the air bag won’t deploy.
GM has already recalled 7,116 vehicles related to the problem.

GM also said Friday that it is recalling 61 model year 2013-2014 Chevrolet Sparks and 2013 model year Buick Encores because of…

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Very Interesting.

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