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GM recalls nearly one million SUVs over exploding airbag inflators

General Motors has recalled about 1 million third-row crossover SUVs because of airbag inflators that could inadvertently explode in a crash, NHTSA said Monday.

This recall expands on previous recalls from October 7, 2021 and April 14, 2022. 555 only and 2,787 unitsEach.

The expanded recall of 994,763 vehicles includes the following vehicles:

2014-2017 buick enclave

2014-2017 chevrolet traverse

2014-2017 GMC Acadia

Although similar-sounding in nature, the airbag recall Takata air bag collar It was the biggest recall in automotive history.of Massive recall of Takata airbags It affects about 67 million airbags in about 40 million vehicles produced by most major automakers. These airbag inflators can explode and scatter metal fragments into your vehicle. NHTSA said 24 people died and more than 400 were injured in the United States because of faulty airbags in Takata, which has since gone out of business. Many car owners have not yet repaired their cars.

GM may be operating its business with extreme caution following the Takata airbag recall. The recall has similar warnings and issues, but the supplier is US-based ARC Automotive. GM confirmed three known airbag inflator burst events after hiring a third-party engineering firm to help investigate the allegations. The reason for the rupture remains unknown. GM recalls nearly one million SUVs over exploding airbag inflators

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