Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2021-22 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV; 2021-22 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe; 2021-22 GMC Yukon, Yukon XL
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 484,155
Report Date: August 11, 2022
Issue: General Motors, LLC (M) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles equipped with third-row seats. The rivet that retains the buckle to the mounting bracket in the left or right side third-row seat belt buckle assembly may have been improperly formed. A seat belt with a deformed rivet may not properly restrain an occupant, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the rivet head formation on both the left and right side third-row seat belt buckle assemblies and replace seat belt buckle assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 26, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006; and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is N222372380.

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