- June 30, 2014
- General Motors
- The Danger:
- Certain Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Intrique, Oldsmobile Alero, Pontiac Grand Am, Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo, Pontiac Grand Prix, Cadillac CTS, and Cadillac SRX vehicles could have ignition switch-related issues. There have been seven crashes involving eight injuries and three fatalities that the company believes could be tied to the ignition switch issue.
On certain Chevrolet Cruze, Sonic, and Trax vehicles and Buick Encore and Verano vehicles, insulation on the engine block heater power cord may become damaged during very cold conditions.
Some Chevrolet Camaro and Impala vehicles, Buick Regal vehicles, and Cadillac XTS vehicles may not have a "Superhold" join fastener torqued to specification at the assembly plant.
Certain Chevrolet Silverado HB vehicles and GMC Sierra HD vehicles equipped with an auxillery battery could be at risk for electrical overload. This could result in smoke or flames that could damage the electrical center cover and/or the nearby wiring harness condult.
Certain Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender, Saab 9-7x, Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT, and GMC Envoy XL vehicles might have an electrical short in the driver's door module that could disable the power door lock and window switches and, in rare cases, overheat the module.
- The ignition recall involves 7,360,007 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrique,1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero, 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am, 2000-05 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo, 2004-08 Pontiac Grand Prix, 2003-14 Cadillac CTS, and 2004-06 Cadillac SRX vehicles.
The engine block heater power cord recall involves 2,990 2011-14 Chevrolet Cruze; 2012-14 Chevrolet Sonic; and 2013-14 Chevrolet Trax, Buick Encore and Verano vehicles.
The joint fastener recall involves 106 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and Impala, Buick Regal, and Cadillac XTS vehicles.
The battery recall involves 9,371 2007-11 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD vehicles equipped with an auxiliary battery.
The driver's door module recall involves 181,984 2005-07 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender, and Saab 9-7x vehicles; and 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL vehicles.
- Sold At:
- Car dealerships nationwide.
- What To Do:
- Owners of vehicles that have a potential ignition key rotation problem should detach any extra weight, including other keys or a key fob, from the ignition key.
For more information, go to recalls.gm.com.
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