2019 Buick Encore
AWD 4dr Sport Touring
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||18V774000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||November 1, 2018|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected:||12|
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Spark, Traverse, and Trax vehicles. The Sensing Diagnostic Module (SDM) on these vehicle may not have been turned off of "manufacturing mode," preventing the air bags from deploying in the event of a crash.
If the air bags do not deploy in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SDM module to the correct mode, free of charge. The recall began November 6, 2018. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 and Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 18365.
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.
The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)