Transport Canada recalls of interest (January 2021)

Following are summaries of product recalls of interest by Transport Canada.

Transport Canada Recall #2020-591
Issued by GENERAL MOTORS
Units Affected 7,809
Category Light Truck & Van, SUV
 
Long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, may eventually degrade the propellant contained in the passenger-front airbag. This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal. If the airbag inflator ruptures, fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants or cause damage to the airbag assembly, preventing its proper function. 

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
CADILLAC ESCALADE 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
CHEVROLET SUBURBAN 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
CHEVROLET TAHOE 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
GMC SIERRA 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
GMC YUKON 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 
GMC YUKON XL 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Transport Canada Recall #2020-618
Issued by VOLVO TRUCKS
Units Affected 924
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.

On certain trucks, the fittings for the air brake lines on the firewall pass-through plate may have been damaged during assembly. As a result, an air line could detach from the fitting. If this happens, the parking brake could apply without warning. 
Note: The service brakes are not affected by this problem. 

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
VOLVO VAH 2021 
VOLVO VHD 2021 
VOLVO VNL 2021 
VOLVO VNR 2021

Transport Canada Recall #2020-624
Issued by GENERAL MOTORS
Units Affected 71,484
Category Light Truck & Van

On certain trucks, the seat belt brackets for the front-row centre seat may not be properly attached to the seat frame. As a result, the seat belt could detach, and may not work as designed in a crash. 

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2019 2020 2021 
CHEVROLET SILVERADO HD 2020 
GMC SIERRA 2019 2020 2021 
GMC SIERRA HD 2020

Transport Canada Recall #2020-633
Issued by FORD
Units Affected 2,412
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.

On certain vehicles, the insulation for the engine cover may not be positioned correctly. As a result, some surfaces inside the vehicle could get hot while the engine is running. 

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
FORD E350 2021 
FORD E450 2021

Transport Canada Recall #2020-643
Issued by NAVISTAR
Units Affected 3,178
Category Truck - Med. & H.D.
 
On certain trucks equipped with an automatic transmission, when the engine RPM increases for the stationary power take off (PTO), it can overcome the parking brake if the transmission is in drive or reverse gear. As a result, the truck may move suddenly. 

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
INTERNATIONAL DURASTAR 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 
INTERNATIONAL HV 2020 2021 
INTERNATIONAL MV 2019 2020 2021 
INTERNATIONAL WORKSTAR 2015 2016 2017 2018