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    Recalls: Chevy Cruze recalled for potential fire down below
    2012-06-22

    No, General Motors is not recalling the Chevrolet Cruze because DVD copies of Steven Seagal's seminal 1997 hit Fire Down Below were left in the trunk of every car that's been sold. If wishing made it so. Rather, the Cruze has been recalled to modify the engine shield that's located under the vehicle. The worry is that any fluids that might leak from above ...

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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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    Report: NHTSA broadening Chevy Cruze fire probe to 370,000 sedans
    2012-05-24

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded its investigation into Chevrolet Cruze engine fires to two model years. In April, NHTSA began investigating two complaints concerning fires erupting in 2011 Cruze engine compartments. Now, Reuters is reporting that the government agency has added 2012 Cruze models to the list, upping the ...

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    Recalls: Chevy recalls 2013 Malibu Eco over unintended airbag deployment fears
    2012-05-24

    General Motors has announced the automaker is recalling certain 2013 Chevrolet Malibu models for a potential sensor failure. Under hard braking, the vehicle's sensing and diagnostic module may reset itself, and if that occurs just before an abrupt turn, the vehicle could trick itself into sensing a rollover. In that event, the roof rail airbag could ...

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    Report: Engine packaging to blame for Fisker Karma garage fire? [UPDATE]
    2012-05-11

    While the investigation of the Fisker Karma that toasted a Texas garage is not over, pundits have begun to weigh in. Automotive News has found a particularly credible one in Jon Bereisa, CEO of Auto Lectrification and the chief engineer of the General Motors EV1 and systems architect for the Chevrolet Volt. And according to Bereisa, the poor packaging of ...

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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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    Report: NHTSA investigating Chevy Cruze, Jeep Wrangler over engine fires
    2012-04-02

    Automotive News reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun two separate investigations following reports of engine fires in both 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and 2010 Jeep Wrangler models. The government agency received two complaints about fires in Cruze sedans and eight in Wrangler models, with some reporting their vehicles were ...

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    Recalls: GM to recall select full-size SUVs and vans over steering issue
    2012-03-27

    Recalls have been issued for four 2012-model-year General Motors products over steering-gear issues. The Chevrolet Suburban and Express and GMC Savana and Yukon XL could suffer from pitman shafts that weren't hardened properly, potentially leading to a fracture and a loss of steering. There are 6,159 vehicles involved in the recall. GM will begin ...

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    Official: Chevy puts out APB on missing Sonic brake pads, issues recall
    2011-12-30

    We report on a lot of recalls, and most are seemingly innocuous defects that require the solar system to perfectly align before anything catastrophic could happen. Then there are recalls like this one for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic that appear to be much more dangerous than they probably are. It turns out that Chevrolet let a few Sonics built between June ...

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    Report: Feds open investigation into Chevy Express, Ford Freestar rust issues
    2011-12-28

    'Tis the season... for road salt. And with that, comes rust. And what does rust bring? Well, for Ford and General Motors, a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation. According to The Detroit News, NHTSA is looking into potential recalls issues with Chevrolet Express vans and Ford Freestar minivans. The feds have received five ...

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    Official: 2012 Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain recalled over tire pressure monitors
    2011-10-26

    General Motors is recalling nearly 34,000 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers over improperly calibrated tire pressure monitoring sensors. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the monitors are required to be calibrated to illuminate a warning light any time a tire is inflated to 25 percent below the recommended ...

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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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    Report: GM claims not responsible for Impala problems from before bankruptcy
    2011-08-22

    General Motors and its lawyers say the company isn't responsible for design flaws or defects caused by "Old GM," which refers to the pre-bankruptcy company General Motors Corp. (now known as Motors Liquidation Co.). The company has asked that a lawsuit brought by a Pennsylvania woman over faulty tie rods on the 2007-2008 Chevrolet Impala be dismissed on ...

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    Recalls: 2012 Chevrolet Impala recalled for improper routing of power steering hose
    2011-08-15

    General Motors has announced that it is recalling certain Model Year 2012 Chevrolet Impalas for improper routing of the vehicle's upper power steering hose, which could lead to melting of the hose due to its close proximity to the catalytic converter. The safety concern is that the melted hose may drip power steering fluid onto the vehicle's catalytic ...

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    Over 7,500 GM trucks recalled over two safety issues
    2011-07-01

    A handful of General Motors trucks and sport utility vehicles need to head on in to their local dealerships. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just issued a pair of recall notice for 7,507 vehicles as part of two separate safety actions. The first covers 6,768 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon 2011 model year pickup trucks. ...

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    Chrysler recalling 11,000 new vehicles over steering concern *UPDATE
    2011-06-16

    Chrysler has issued a recall that spans across its family lines. A missing or incorrectly installed rivet on the steering column could result in a loss of control. The recall affects the following 2011 model year vehicles: Chrysler 200 Chrysler 200 convertible Chrysler Town and Country Dodge Avenger Dodge Caliber Dodge Grand ...

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    Report: GM recalls 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, full-size vans and mid-size pickups
    2011-05-05

    The Chevrolet Cruze may be relatively new to the market, but that doesn't stop it from the recall bug. The Detroit News is reporting that General Motors is recalling 154,112(!) Cruze models to ensure proper installation of the intermediate steering shaft covers. Automatic transmission-equipped models will also be checked for proper installation of the ...

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    2,500 Chevy Cruze sedans recalled for "improperly fastened" steering wheels
    2011-04-08

    Chevrolet has reportedly issued a recall of 2,100 of its Cruze compact car in the U.S. and 400 units in Canada after one car was found to have an improperly attached steering wheel. While the defect sounds terrifying, Chevrolet says the mishap hasn't caused an accident or any injuries. According to The Detroit News, Chevy is confident that only one car ...

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    GM expands axle pin recall to include more pickups, SUVs
    2011-01-17

    It would seem that General Motors has discovered that the defective axle cross pins responsible for a recent recall were installed in more vehicles than originally thought. The automaker has expanded the recall to cover a total of 26,751 vehicles, up from the 1,262 units in the original notice. As of right now, certain 2011 Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet ...

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    GM recalls select 2011 model year pickup and SUV models over axle fears
    2010-12-24

    General Motors is recalling a handful light-duty GMT900 pickups from the 2011 model year due to faulty rear axle cross pins. Both the Chevrolet Avalanche and Silverado 1500 are subject to the action, as are the Cadillac Escalade EXT and GMC Sierra 1500 – a total of 1,262 vehicles in all. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cites ...

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