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NHTSA investigating GM gearbox issues

by Jeff Sabatini (RSS feed) on Nov 15th, 2011 at 11:01AM

The New York Times reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has broadened its investigation into faulty transmissions used in the Saturn Aura. A total of nearly 89,000 vehicles are now being looked at, including 2007-2008 Auras and 2008 Saturn Aura Green Line hybrid models. Before the investigation's expansion, about 44,000 units from the 2007 model year were under scrutiny. Multiple crash incidents have been reported, and General Motors apparently says the problem is limited to four-speed automatic transmissions. According to NHTSA, affected vehicles may not shift... Read More

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