General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe vehicles with third-row seating. For this GM recall, the third-row outboard seat belts may have been entrapped or misrouted behind the outboard seat-folding mechanism, which could result in damaged seat belts.
A damaged seat belt can break during a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.
These vehicles are also currently under recall for the front-row center seatbelt bracket, which may not be secured.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third-row outboard seat belts, replacing any damaged seat belts, and rerouting them if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 2021. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782, and Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM’s number for this recall is N202313000.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V190000
Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 94,641
Editor’s note: This information was copied directly from the NHTSA website. If you have questions or concerns about this recall, please contact General Motors directly.