Holden recalls over 40,000 Commodores

HOLDEN has this afternoon announced a recall of 42,000 Commodores because of a potential fault with its seat belts.

The recall affects almost every Commodore sold since the new model went on sale in May last year.

Holden says the seatbelt pre-tensioner module can make contact with the seatbelt buckle assembly under the seat, causing an electrical short that can disable the seatbelt pre-tensioner mechanism in a crash.


Pre-tensioners are designed to take up the seatbelt’s slack milliseconds before an airbag deploys, giving the driver and front passenger the best chance of survival in a serious crash.

Holden says there have been no customer reports of the seatbelt pre-tensioners not working.

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