Make : BUICK Model : ENCORE Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2013-04-10 - 2013-05-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V298000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-07-30 Date Received by ODI: 2014-06-06 Date Added to Database: 2014-06-06
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14211
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 61
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick Encore vehicles manufactured April 10, 2013, to May 8, 2013, and Chevrolet Spark vehicles manufactured December 30, 2012, to March 1, 2013. In the affected vehicles, an improper weld on the passenger side front air bag inflator may result in the air bag not deploying.
      If the air bag does not to deploy in the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury to the front passenger.
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-521-7300 "Buick" or 1-800-222-1020 "Chevrolet". GM's number for this recall is 14211.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.