Recall: Buick, Chevy compacts for airbags, Cadillac XTS for headrests
Airbags on Verano, Cruze and Spark may not deploy in a crash.
The driver's side airbag on 2012 models of the Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Spark may not deploy in a crash. A shorting bar inside the steering wheel -- a flexible metal strip designed to complete a circuit -- can contact the terminals of the airbag and prevent it from deploying. Dealers will replace the steering-wheel coil, which GM says will eliminate any contact between the airbag parts. The company did not specify a date for the recall. In total, 2,949 cars are affected; owners can contact GM at 1-800-521-7300.
Rear headrests on the 2012 Cadillac XTS "may not lock in the upright position" after being tilted forward, according to NHTSA. That means the headrests will not be set at the legally required height for optimal protection in a crash. Cadillac dealers have already begun the recall and will replace the headrests on 12,626 vehicles. XTS owners can contact GM at 1-800-458-8006.
What's the current resale value of your 2010 SRT? Now, compare it's depreciation percentage to the recalled Toyotas and post back here. I predict that won't happen either....
Oh yeah, maybe it's this headline, "Recall: 2.77 million Toyotas worldwide for faulty steering, hybrid systems", that's got them all in "I'm going to hide & pretend it didn't happen" mode...
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