GM recalling nearly 4,000 vehicles over airbag concerns

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Report Receipt Date: JAN 24, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V023000
Component(s): AIR BAGS Vehicle Model Year(s) Make - Model: 2012 BUICK VERANO, 2012 CHEVROLET
CAMARO, 2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE, 2012 CHEVROLET SONIC Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,896 Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
SUMMARY: General Motors is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze, and Chevrolet Sonic vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.
CONSEQUENCE: If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal airbag, that airbag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.
REMEDY: General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel airbag coil, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on February 13, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.
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