Which Buick Vehicles Have Takata Airbags?
Some Buick models are part of the Takata airbag recalls. Takata, a parts supplier for numerous automakers, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that have affected over 34 million+ vehicles.
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Where Airbags And Seat Belts Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- 2008 LaCrosse air bag light on/off while driving 6 (100%)
- 2008 Enclave airbag light on 4 (67%)
- 2009 LaCrosse air bag light on 3 (50%)
- 2014 Enclave air bag light on 2 (33%)
- 2006 LaCrosse seat belt alarm goes on and off 2 (33%)
- 2017 LaCrosse seat belt broken 1 (17%)
- 2015 Enclave air bag bulges out of seat causing unsightly bulge 1 (17%)
Last month GM announced an airbag recall affecting 4 million vehicles, including the 2014-2017 Encore and 2014-2016 Lacrosse.
Software errors have been found to disable the front airbags and seatbelt pretensions after "certain driving conditions." GM won't say what those conditions are, but they did say there’s been at least one death related to the bug.…keep reading
Hey, it's the weekend and you know what that means! Another massive recall from GM for ignition switch problems.
Cue the sad trombone. Here's a breakdown of what you need to know.
It's been a couple weeks since GM's last recall and I can imagine that CEO Mary Barra is starting to twitch.
Must. Recall. More. Cars. It's addictive -- at least I can only assume it is, given that GM has recalled over 15 million vehicles in 2014 alone. Well twitch no more, Mary! Just days after an internal report highlighted a pattern of incompetence, GM issued a new recall for 89,000 cars, trucks and SUVs -- restoring order to the defective automotive world we all live in these days.…keep reading
Last week, GM announced a recall of another 2.4 million vehicles.
For those keeping score, that brings the total number of recalled cars and trucks in 2014 to over 13.7 million. For perspective, GM has now recalled more vehicles in the last 5 months than they've sold in the last 5 years combined. I'm not great at business, but that doesn't seem like a sustainable model.…keep reading
It's official, General Motors has come down with "March Madness".
Earlier this month they recalled over 1 million vehicles for an ignition switch defect that can disable the airbags during a crash. The problem has resulted in at least 13 deaths and as it turns out GM has known about the defect for over a decade. You've probably seen this story mentioned in the news along with the words "terrible", "dangerous", "criminal" and "jerk-wad executives who care more about money than public safety." OK, that last one was probably just me but you get the point.…keep reading