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NHTSA Investigates Possible Air Bag Failures in GM Vehicles

April 13, 2021


The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the probe covers nearly 750,000 Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC vehicles from the 2020 and 2021 model years.

Most are full-size pickup trucks and SUVs.

The agency said in documents posted March 13 on its website that it has 15 complaints of air bag malfunctions, including six crashes with eight reported injuries. It also has eight field reports.

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