May 16, 2014

Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigation (ODI)

Do you feel a sense of déjà vu every time you hear about another GM recall on the news?  ABC news reports that GM has issued 24 recalls for a total of 11.2M vehicles this year alone.  The most recent, issued yesterday, applies to approximately 2.4M more vehicles that may contain a product defect impacting brake applications.

The constant echo of auto defects in the news, driven by these staggering numbers can be overwhelming for GM owners trying to determine if they are at risk.  Here is quick list of recent GM recalls issued, and resources to access for more details.  Please share this information with your friends who drive GM vehicles, and join us in keeping all motorists safe and informed. 

Ignition Switch/Air Bags Defect:  Catastrophic Injury Hazard: 2,190,934 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2005-2007 Pontiac G5, 2003-2007 Saturn Ion, 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR, 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice and 2007-2010 Saturn Sky

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V047000 

Brake Apply Sensor (BAS) Defect: Crash hazard: 2,440,524 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 vehicles,

2007-2010 Saturn Aura vehicles

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V252000

Auto Steering Defect: Crash hazard: 1,340,447 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2004-2006 and 2008-2009 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004-2006 Malibu Maxx, 2009-2010 HHR (non-turbo), 2010 Cobalt, 2008-2009 Saturn Aura and 2004-2007 Ion, and 2005-2009 Pontiac G6

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V153000.

 

Visit this link to enter the year, make & model of your vehicle and quickly determine if it has been included in an auto recall and identify available remedies.

 

Transmission Shift Cable Fractures: Rollaway Hazard: 56,214 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2007-2008 Saturn Aura vehicles

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V224000 

Engine Control Module (ECM) Defect: Fuel Gauge Accuracy Stall Hazard:  51,640 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia vehicles

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V223000 

Brake Rotors Defect:  Brake Hazard: 8,208 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2014 Buick Lacrosse and 2014 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V240000 

Steering Gear Defect:  Crash Hazard:  477 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2014 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe vehicles

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V246000 

Diesel Tank Defect:  Fuel Leak Hazard:  51 Vehicles Recalled

RECALL CLASS:  2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, and GMC Sierra HD vehicles

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V213000 

Owners are encouraged to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to www.safercar.gov with any questions or concerns surrounding these or any other recalls or safety campaigns.