GM Recalls Certain Buick Encore and Chevrolet Spark Vehicles Due to Airbag Defect

GM Recalls Certain Buick Encore and Chevrolet Spark Vehicles Due to Airbag Defect
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June 20, 2014

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick Encore and Chevrolet Spark vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, an improper weld on the passenger side front airbag inflator may result in the airbag not deploying. If the airbag 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 of the recalled Buick Encore and Chevrolet Spark vehicles, and a GM dealer will replace the passenger side front airbag. This service will be provided free or charge.

Owners with additional questions about this recall can contact General Motors Customer Service toll-free at 800-521-7300 (for Buick) or 800-222-1020 (for Chevrolet). GM's reference number for this recall is 14211.