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Car news | 07.07.2014 - 00:53

GM recalling another 8.4M Vehicles due to the Ignition Switch Issue

The ignition switch issue continues to bother General Motors. The automaker is now adding nearly 8.4 million vehicles to the existing recall.
Ignition Switch Issue

The ignition switch issue continues to bother General Motors. The automaker is now adding nearly 8.4 million vehicles to the existing recall. Six recalls have been announced lately. It should be added that nearly 8 injuries and 3 fatalities have been reported due to the problem.



The first recall affects model-years 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, model-years 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue, model-years 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero, model-years 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am, model-years 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala and Mote Carlo, as well as model-years 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles.



The reason for recalling so many models is the unintended ignition key rotation. Nearly 6.805.679 vehicles are affected by this recall in the United States. The next recall affects nearly 554,328 vehicles in the United States. Involved in the recall are model-years 2003-2004 Cadillac CTS and model-years 2004-2006 Cadillac SRX vehicles. The problem is again connected with the ignition key rotation.


The next recall affects model-year 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and Impala, Buick Regal and Cadillac XTS models. The vehicle recall affects nearly 106 cars in the United States and over 10 globally. You can learn more about this recall by visiting here.


The fourth recall affects model-years 2011-2014 Chevrolet Cruze, model-years 2012-2014 Chevrolet Sonic, model-years 2013-2014 Chevrolet Trax, Buick Encore and Verano vehicles. Affected are about 3000 vehicles. 


The fifth recall affects model-years 2007-2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD models. Nearly 9,300 vehicles are affected in the United States. The problem is that electrical overload may happen, resulting in smoke and damage of the wiring system components.


The last recall affects nearly 182,000 vehicles in the United States. Affected by the recall are model-years 2005-2007 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBLazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender, and Saab 9-7 x, as well as model-year 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL models. The automaker will fix the ignition switch issue and the rest of the problems with all the affected vehicles. All the repair work will be carried out at no charge to the owners.


Legal Help


If you want to get more safety-recall news and updates, you can regularly visit the blog of The Margarian Law Firm. As for legal help concerning your defective or Lemon vehicle, you can contact Hovanes Margarian and get a free case evaluation. Mr. Margarian works on a contingency fee basis which means that you do not have to pay the attorney’s fees to the attorney for the legal help. All the money will be collected from the manufacturer if your attorney wins the case for you. If the case is not won, this time, again, you will not have to pay any money to anybody.






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