Warren, MI – April 7, 2021 – General Motors (NYSE:GM) has recalled 94,641 vehicles whose seat belts may become damaged or trapped, increasing the risk of injury. The recall includes the following SUVs:
- 2021 Cadillac Escalade
- 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
- 2021 Chevrolet Suburban
- 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
- 2021 GMC Yukon
- 2021 GMC Yukon XL
The third-row seat and third-row seat belts in these vehicles may have been installed incorrectly. Therefore, they may become “entrapped” or damaged, making them difficult to use or latch.
In the event of a crash, the seatbelt might break, amplifying the risk of injury. As stated in this article about a recent General Motors recall, seat belts saved about 15,000 lives in 2017 alone.
Other General Motors recalls
In December 2020 General Motors recalled over 600,000 vehicles, including the 2021 Yukon XL, due to the seat belts being “loose or detached from the seat frame.” In 2021, Chevrolet Tahoe was part of a 33,000-strong recall due to defective Continental tires.
GM dealers will inspect and replace damaged seat belts for free. Owners will be contacted about this recall on May 3.
Is your vehicle part of the recall?
Approximately 95,000 vehicles are part of this General Motors recall. To perform a General Motors recall check, use Motor Safety’s free vehicle lookup tool.