DETROIT -- General Motors is recalling nearly 22,000 units of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups because the seats may move in a rear-end crash.
The recall affects 21,721 Silverados and Sierra Series 1500 vehicles: 18,972 in the United States, 2,575 in Canada, 103 in Mexico and 71 exports.
These vehicles have manual front reclining seatbacks that may fail to meet a federal safety requirement for performance when struck from behind.
There have not been any known injuries related to the seats, GM said in a statement.
Dealers will inspect and make adjustments to the seatbacks if necessary. The work will be covered under the new vehicle warranty, said GM spokesman Alan Adler.
It is not the first safety issue to affect the Silverado and Sierra since launch, with GM issuing a recall of 843 vehicles in July due to a problem with the passenger airbag that caused some to not fully inflate in crashes.
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