Chevrolet Impala Chevy recallGeneral Motors said Friday it is recalling more than 300,000 Chevrolet Impala sedans to fix front seat belts that may not adequately protect passengers in a crash.

GM said the front seat-belt webbing in 322,409 Impalas from the 2009 and 2010 models year may not have been properly secured to lap belt anchors mounted to the side of the seat nearest the door.

Anchors in vehicles that have the defect may separate during a crash, possibly resulting in injuries. The automaker knows of no injuries or deaths related to the condition, GM said in a statement.

The recall affects about 303,000 vehicles registered in the U.S., and more than 19,000 in Canada, the Detroit-based auto giant said.

Dealers will inspect seat anchors for both front seat belts and if necessary reinstall the anchors. Affected vehicle owners will be notified beginning Oct. 25 by mail to bring their cars in for inspection.

Any repairs related to the defect will be done at no cost to consumers, according to GM.

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mikfete58

GM cars are just plain faulty altogether. Buy FORD, which is not a GOVERNMENT MOTORCAR COMPANY!

October 18 2010 at 2:08 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
mdmichel8888

will only drive GM cars and trucks.......NO FOREIGN CAR MAKER CARS HERE!!!!!!!!!!! GO back to asia!!!! SOLIDARITY FOREVER!!!

October 17 2010 at 5:28 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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hchevy

Thank you for supporting our workers.

October 17 2010 at 4:25 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
mikfete58

UGGH! GM SUCKS!

October 18 2010 at 2:13 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
normfields

When I first saw the caption for this article,I thought it said implants,and I thought,man!,how deflating for women!

October 16 2010 at 6:39 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
My Name

Billions of our tax dollar have gone to prop up GM and the UAW. The UAW feels "ENTITLED" to their "LIVING WAGE." They are ruining the American auto industry. Look at the last 30 years, the Ameerican auto has gone down hill. The rest of the world has caught up to us and is now passing us. The founders of UAW took their lives in their own hands to create a decent workplace and reasonable wages. But today's UAW members are nothing but leeches on society, thinking only of themselves and could careless about a once great American industry. The auto industry will bounce back when the UAW is gone.

October 16 2010 at 3:55 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
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jonathan

Will GM ever get it right?? My father has been a FORD fan his whole life, as he made me. But he went out and got a 2010 Impala because is was a little "cheaper" You get what you pay for. He however still has his F150, and I know he has learned his lesson. Thank you FORD for making a dependable product, and for keeping Obama out of your buisness.

October 16 2010 at 3:31 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
Drewboy60

General Motors like anything connected with Obama, is contaminated.

October 16 2010 at 2:57 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
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mikfete58

The new Chevy Cruze is an example of a riduculously overpriced and non-worthy piece of crap. Horrible GM car, as usual!

October 18 2010 at 2:12 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
juan birge

I don't think I've read such garbage in my whole life...People down on the union who don't know a damn thing. Do you think that if a worker is paid less the car will cost less ? True toyota plants are not union , do Toyotas cost less... Hell no the extra profit just goes back to Japan !!! Don't ever begrudge a working man the money he makes...

October 16 2010 at 1:58 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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jbmcjbm

All of these people who get on other people's case because they work for a union are nothing more than Neocon's or far Right crazy people. They listen to Cluster Fox News day in day out and alot of them until they go to sleep, probably listen to Far Right Radio until they fall to sleep. More and more people are getting sick of these people and their stupid comments. If it's so bad here in America leave and do it quickly.

October 16 2010 at 2:09 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
dvdsn61

Toyota plants in the U.S. are paying wages that are comparable, and in some cases higher than the domestic car companies.

October 16 2010 at 4:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
electrix47

It's surprising that the basics of a car, wheels, mirrors, seat belts and many other basic components still after 100 years still have design flaws. Where other companies use a variety of quality programs, SQC, why does GM still have problems with the basics? If you allow your outsourced part manufacturers to do their own part validation testing, of course your parts will pass. Toyota is still the Automotive Industry Quality Standard for the past 30 years. People typically seek out the the best design, reliability, fuel economy, warranty and quality by talking with friends and family. If a auto company screws over a customer due to customer service or auto design issue, they and their friends will talk negatively about the company and their products.. GM has screwed over a lot of employees over the past 5 years. Why would they or their families want to but a sub-standard product???

October 16 2010 at 1:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
bow58

Obama Motors. Nuff said. Anyone dumb enough to buy a socialist product deserves a crappy vehicle. The ultimate in your face statement to the Obamanistas is to BUY TOYOTA!

October 16 2010 at 1:09 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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jbmcjbm

Go buy Toyoto you fool! Don't forget before you do. Toyoto Inc. received 10's of billions from the Japanese Government of keep them afloat too. I get so sick of listening to these Fools from the Far Right Republican Party. These people won't be happy until we all work for a fast food rest. and all have fat asses like their's

October 16 2010 at 2:15 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Bert Weaver

bow58 How much is Toyota paying you?

October 16 2010 at 3:20 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
jwarney123

Here we go again Quality without Reliability Validation. How many years now has it been GM produced cars with seat belts? Should of got it down about now. Company still ran by BEAN COUNTERS.

October 16 2010 at 12:54 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply