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GM Recalls 21,721 2014 Pickups due to Concerns over Seat Failures

Destiny Baker3 years ago

USA Today has reported that GM is recalling 27,721 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles due to concerns over possible seat failures.

GMC Seat Backs May Fail

  • According to the article, the backs of the seats may fail to hold in the event of a rear end collision.
  • Of the 27,721 vehicles being recalled:

    • 18,972 are located in the U.S.
    • 2,572 are located in Canada
    • 103 are located in Mexico
    • 71 are listed as “exports”

NHTSA Recall Statistics

  • According to a CBS report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration oversees 700 recalls every year affecting 20 million vehicles.
  • With the NHTSA employees who investigate complaints and order the recalls be conducted on furlough, future recalls will be delayed putting consumers at risk.
  • It is estimated by a NHTSA spokesperson that for each workday that the employees are on furlough, 3 recalls affecting 80,000 vehicles are delayed.
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