BUICK ENCORE 2013: SEATS

Make : BUICK Model : ENCORE Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-08-23 - 2013-06-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V446000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 2014-07-23 Date Added to Database: 2014-07-23
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14340
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 124007
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Buick Encore and Cadillac ATS; 2014 Cadillac CTS, ELR, Chevrolet Caprice and SS vehicles; and 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Trucks. Due to an incomplete weld on the seat hook bracket assembly, the front seats in the affected vehicles may not stay secured in place during a high load condition such as a crash.
Consequence:
      A seat that does not stay secured increases the risk of occupant injury in a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat hook bracket assembly weld and replace the lower seat track, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2014. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-521-7300 "Buick", 1-800-458-8006 "Cadillac", 1-800-222-1020 "Chevrolet", and 1-800-462-8782 "GMC". GM's number for this recall is 14340.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.