GM to recall more than 300,000 Chevrolet Impalas 2009~2010 due to Seat Belt problem

By on Oct 16, 2010 in Automobile, United States, World Comments

General Motors Co. (GM) will recall more than 300,000 Chevrolet Impalas 2009~2010 due to possible seat belt problem, according to a press release issued online by NHTSA on their website today.

To be exact, the total number of cars that was said to be affected is 303,100, according to NHTSA with Campaign number 10V48000.

According to their report, the front safety belt straps of the affected cars may not be secured well enough to the lap belt anchor pretensioner, which is mounted on the side of the doors.

Therefore, the functionality of the seat belts may not be that reliable when a car crash occur, and will lead to injury of passengers, the press release said.

With this, NHTSA announced that concern car dealers will inspect both front safety belts and will be fixed if necessary, with free of charge.

This latest GM Recall 2010 with # N100312 was reported to start on or before October 26, 2010.

Meanwhile, affected car owners were being advised to call Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or visit the GMOwnerCenter website.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also advised Chevrolet Impalas owners to contact their hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit SaferCar.gov.



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