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    Recalls: GM announces 6 recalls covering nearly 720k cars
    2014-07-23

    General Motors has announced yet another sprawling recall campaign, with six separate elements covering 717,950 vehicles on US roads. At this point in 2014, it's starting to seem like there are more days with a GM recall than without. Perhaps most troubling about this latest volley, though, is that every vehicle is from the past few years, indicating that ...

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    Official: GM recalling 8.4M cars, 8.2M related to ignition problems [UPDATE]
    2014-06-30

    General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this issue is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch ...

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    Recalls: GM announces six new recalls, covering 3.5 million vehicles
    2014-06-16

    General Motors has just initiated another crushingly large recall, this time affecting some 3.36 million vehicles built between 2000 and 2014 and sold in the US, Canada and Mexico. Once again, the issue surrounds the cars' ignition switches, which can be kicked out of the run position if they're carrying extra weight or if they experience a "jarring" ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls 500K Chevy Camaros for ignition-switch defect
    2014-06-13

    General Motors issued a recall for more than a half million Chevrolet Camaros on Friday morning because of an ignition-switch safety hazard that mirrors the one at the center of the company's current crisis. The problem affects Camaro models from the 2010 to 2014 model years. Approximately 464,712 cars are impacted in the United States, and 511,528 ...

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    Recalls: GM issues 4 new recalls for 90k vehicles, Chevy, Buick, GMC affected
    2014-06-06

    One day after releasing an internal report that found a pattern of "incompetence and neglect" within the company, General Motors announced four more recalls that affect 89,126 vehicles. One of the recalls affects 31,520 vehicles that may contain a defect that could prevent airbags from deploying in a car accident. GM said it was aware of at least one ...

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    Recalls: GM issues four new recalls, 2.4 million cars affected
    2014-05-20

    General Motors has announced another set of recalls, covering some 2.42 million cars in the United States. For those keeping track, The General has now recalled over 15 million cars worldwide this year due to various issues. Here's the breakdown for this most recent set of recalls: 1,339,355 – Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia models ...

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    Report: 2014 Chevy Malibu, Buick LaCrosse recalled over brake mix-up
    2014-05-08

    The recall madness over at General Motors isn't letting up anytime soon, as evidenced by this latest call-back of 8,208 Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse sedans. For those keeping track, this is the fifth recall that GM has announced in the past two weeks, not to mention the massive ignition-switch issue from earlier this year. GM issued a statement ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls 51k Enclave, Traverse, Acadia crossovers over fuel gauge inaccuracy
    2014-05-05

    With all eyes fixed on General Motors in the wake of the ignition recall debacle, the auto giant has been carefully calling in a wide array of vehicles to fix anything and everything that could prove problematic. Just the other day it issued two separate recalls – one concerning the Cadillac SRX and another its heavy-duty pickups – and now it ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 1.5M cars in China for faulty bracket
    2013-12-27

    General Motors and its Chinese partners have announced their second recall in the People's Republic this year, following a 2,653-unit recall of the Cadillac SRX earlier this year. This latest recall affects nearly 1.5 million cars built between 2006 and 2012. It's not explicitly stated, but as there's no movement from the US NHTSA, we suspect that the ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls over 230,000 more Trailblazer-family SUVs over door electronics
    2013-06-16

    Back in August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall on the General Motors GMT360 SUVs (Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7X) ranging from the 2005 to 2007 model years and the 2006 GMT370 SUVs (Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL) due to potential fires associated with the ...

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    Report: NHTSA may greatly expand GM airbag recall
    2013-06-05

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is pondering whether to dramatically upscale a pair of airbag recalls on General Motors vehicles. The two existing campaigns, one launched in the fall of 2012 and the other in January of this year covered just 6,845 vehicles, but the government agency is considering whether to boost the recall to around ...

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    Recalls: 38k GM eAssist hybrids recalled for circuit board, fire risk
    2013-05-06

    General Motors has issued a recall covering 38,197 2012 and 2013 model-year Chevy Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Regal sedans equipped with eAssist, and sold in the United States. The automaker will check the generator control module for proper operation. Only vehicles built before December 2012 are being recalled. According to the automaker, a ...

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    Recalls: Small number of 2013 Buick Encore models recalled for loose steering wheel
    2013-04-04

    General Motors has issued a recall and a stop sale for the 2013 Buick Encore due to an issue that could result in the steering wheel falling off on certain models. In a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, GM says that 144 Encores equipped with heated steering wheels could have been incorrectly retrofitted due to a parts ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 2013 Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac SRX over transmission software
    2013-03-21

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued recalls for the 2013 Buick LaCrosse and 2013 Cadillac SRX due to a problem with the software for the transmission controller. On about 27,000 SRX and LaCrosse models, the transmission could accidentally be shifted to Sport mode, which would reduce the amount of engine braking drivers ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling nearly 4,000 vehicles over airbag concerns
    2013-01-31

    Four different General Motors vehicles from the 2012 model year are being recalled over a potential airbag issue. The driver's side airbag shorting bar in the 2012 Buick Verano and 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic might make contact with the airbag terminals, even during a crash. If so, the airbag won't deploy when it should, possibly increasing ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 250,000 SUVs over door electronics
    2012-08-20

    After a door-fire investigation that dates back to February, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has officially announced a recall today that affects around 250,000 General Motors SUVs for a faulty driver's door module. The recall applies to the Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7X from the 2006 and ...

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    Report: NHTSA opens door to expanded Chevy Trailblazer fire probe
    2012-06-18

    The investigation into Trailblazer blazes has moved onto the next level, according to Reuters. Back in February, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started investigating 2006-2007 model year Chevrolet Trailblazers after receiving a dozen complaints about fires breaking out in door panels. Now the federal agency will be conducting an ...

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    Recalls: GM wipes out with recall of 50,000 Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave crossovers
    2012-04-13

    General Motors has announced a recall of certain 2011 and 2012 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia models for wipers that may fail under heavy snow. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, snow or ice buildup may restrict the wiper movement, which may in turn lead to the wiper arm loosening from the vehicle. The ...

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    Recalls: Buick recalls 2012 Regal over lighting concern
    2012-03-13

    General Motors is recalling 2012 model year Buick Regal sedans for, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 108: lamps, reflective devices and associated equipment." Specifically (and in layman's terms), it means that the Regal's parking lamps ...

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    Report: Fed closes investigation into GM SUV fuel sensors
    2011-10-06

    Owners of 2005-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier and Saab 9-7X SUV models with faulty gas gauges now have some recourse. According to a report in The Detroit News, General Motors will cover half the repair costs for select vehicles with malfunctioning fuel level sensors. According to a GM spokesman, that should mean paying less than ...

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