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News Over 88,000 2018 GMC Terrain SUVs Recalled Due to Possible Airbag Deployment Issue

23:22  12 june  2018
23:22  12 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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GM have recalled 88 ,129 units of the GMC Terrain SUV due to a risk associated with airbag deployment . The recalled population will include all 2018 model year Terrain vehicles manufactured between March 14 2017 and May 22 2018 .

GMC is recalling more than 88 , 000 of its 2018 Terrain SUVs due to an issue with the system responsible for 2018 GMC Terrain Recalled for Possible Airbag Issue - www.autoguide.com. GMC Recalls 2018 Terrain Over SDM Software Issue . 2018 -06-06 / If you chose the Terrain over

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General Motors has recalled 88,129 units of the GMC Terrain SUV due to a risk associated with airbag deployment. The recalled population will include all 2018 model year Terrain vehicles manufactured between March 14, 2017, and May 22, 2018.

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GMC is recalling more than 88 , 000 of its 2018 Terrain SUVs due to an issue with the system responsible for detecting a crash and deploying the necessary air bags . The General Motors division reports in National Highway Traffic Administration documents that the sensing diagnostic module

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According to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “In these vehicles, the sensing diagnostic module (SDM), which provides crash sensing and deploys airbags in the event of a crash, may not power down correctly when the vehicle is powered off. If this condition occurs, the SDM may be inoperative when the vehicle is restarted. If the SDM is inoperative when the vehicle is started, the airbag warning lamp will be illuminated, the driver information center will display a 'service restraint system' message, and warning chimes will sound.”

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2018 GMC Terrain SUVs Recalled Because Airbags Might Not Deploy . The automaker says a software glitch is to blame. Kia Sedona Minivans Recalled Due to Sliding-Door Issue . Vehicles recalled : 88 ,129 GMC Terrain SUVs from the 2018 model year, built from March 14, 2017, through

It is to be mentioned that the General Motors have all the more recalled 88 ,129 units of the GMC Terrain SUV . This is probably for the reason of the high emergi.

It also states that “If the SDM is inoperative, the SDM will not detect a crash or command deployment of airbags, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.” Thankfully, as per GM's data analysis, up until April 20, no accidents, injuries, or fatalities have been reported.

The recall does not impact all units, only those manufactured before the verified breakpoint. Vehicles produced after May 22, 2018, have the updated SDM software and have not indicated susceptibility to this type of module lock-up condition. The report also identifies the component manufacturer to this SDM as Autoliv / Vioneer.

Interestingly, the estimated percentage with the defect is only 1 percent of the 88,000-plus vehicle recall. As a remedy, dealers will be reprograming the SDM with updated software. Also, all covered GMC Terrain vehicles are under warranty so no reimbursement is being offered to the customers.

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