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  NHTSA Recall 15V415000

NHTSA Campaign Id 15V415000; Date: Jun. 30, 2015

If the open liftgate unexpectedly falls, it may strike a person, increasing their risk of injury.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2008 Buick Enclave 2009 Buick Enclave 2010 Buick Enclave 2011 Buick Enclave 2012 Buick Enclave 2009 Chevrolet Traverse 2010 Chevrolet Traverse 2011 Chevrolet Traverse 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 2007 GMC Acadia 2008 GMC Acadia 2009 GMC Acadia 2010 GMC Acadia 2011 GMC Acadia 2012 GMC Acadia 2007 Saturn Outlook 2008 Saturn Outlook 2009 Saturn Outlook 2010 Saturn Outlook

Component: Structure:body:hatchback/liftgate

Manufactured by: General Motors Llc

Affected Units:: 691,144

icon3 Recall Summary:

General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 Buick enclave vehicles manufactured January 3, 2007, to February 29, 2012, 2009-2012 Chevrolet traverse vehicles manufactured July 6, 2008, to March 9, 2012, 2007-2012 GMC acadia vehicles manufactured September 15, 2006, to February 29, 2012, and 2007-2010 Saturn outlook vehicles manufactured August 17, 2006, to March 18, 2010. The affected vehicles, equipped with the power liftgate option, have gas struts that hold the power liftgate up when open. These struts may prematurely wear and the open liftgate may suddenly fall.

icon2 How to Fix:

Gm will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the power liftgate actuator motor control unit so that the motor will prevent the rapid closing of the lift gate, free of charge. The recall began on November 15, 2016. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782, and Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. Gm's number for this recall is 15240.

icon4 Recall Notes:

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.

Date Owners notified by Manufacturer: Nov 15, 2016

Also see:

All recalls of Buick vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.