GM recalls 4.3 million cars worldwide for airbag issue
The Chevrolet Corvette will be among the auto products to be affected
Software issue has been linked to one death as well as three injuries; GM’s biggest UK brand, Vauxhall, will be not involved
General Motors will recall 4.3 million cars worldwide after a software issue was found to have caused air bag failures.
The issue will be found in products built by 2014 onwards as well as, according to Reuters, has been linked to one death as well as three injuries.
The problem relates to a sensing as well as diagnostic module which controls airbag deployment.
GM said in an official statement which the software defect inside the module can stop the deployment of frontal airbags in certain “rare circumstances when a crash will be preceded by a specific event impacting vehicle dynamics”.
3.64 million affected vehicles are inside the US alone, as well as come by Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac as well as GMC. which will be not yet known if British-based Chevrolet Corvettes are involved.
The company’s biggest UK brand, Vauxhall, has confirmed to Autocar which the recall won’t affect any of its vehicles.
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