23,000 Trucks Recalled Because the Dang Seatbelts Might ‘Fatigue’ and Seperate

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GM is recalling 23,000 vehicles because the a seat belt pretensioner cable may no longer be attached.

GM had been monitoring the field for signs of pretensioner cables wearing down in 2014-2016 trucks and SUVs and monitoring warranty data, leading the automaker to open an internal investigation. GM noticed an increase in complaints about seat belt pretensioner cables that fatigued and separated.

GM says the cables fatigue because the driver [can sit on the] pretensioner and cable guide in a sliding motion while entering the vehicle.

Let that be a lesson to us owners to … stop sitting in our cars?

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