General Motors recalled nearly 1.7 Million vehicles due to faulty ignitions. Heavy keys or rough road conditions are causing the key to slip out of place. Once these keys slip out of position these vehicles automaticly stop and driver loses the ability to stop, power steering shut down and worse the air bags fail to operate. There have been reports of at least 20 deaths steming from the ignition failure in these General Motors vehicles. A full list of the make and modules of the vehicles which General Motors recalled in below.
There have already been lawsuits filed against General Motors involving many of the type of cars listed above. There is a group claiming that over 300 deaths have been caused by the faulty equipment installed in these automobiles. There are also claims that spare ignitions are still being sold and need to be investigated.
Chevrolet Cobalt was first introduced in 2005 and is a compact car. It was in productions from 2004-2010. It came in both a 2 door version as well as a 4 door sedan. It was previously recalled in 2010 due to power steering problems. The Chevy Cobalt was again recalled in 2012 due to padding problems. And again the Cobalt was recalled in this latest ignition recall. Pontiac G5 is the same car essientlly as the Chevrolet Cobalt except it was the Pontiac version that was primarly sold in Canada. It was also known as the Pontiac Pursuit and later Pontiac G5 Pursuit.
The Saturn Ion is another compact car made by the Saturn Corportation. It used the GM Delta platform with front wheel drive. Saturn Ion was made between 2003 and 2007. It held the title of longest compact car in north america. It's only known recall is this current recall due to Saturn Ion ignition issues.
Chevrolet HHR or Heritage High Roof was in productions between 2005 and 2011. Chevrolet HHR, which was front wheel drive is a station wagon sold in the compact crossover wagon/SUV class. The Chevrolet HHR has been recalled due faulty ignitions.
Pontiac Solstice available as a convertible was a sports car in production from 2005-2009 under the GM Kappa Platform. It was an ultra popular sports car that was nominated for North America car of the year. It was inspired by the popular Dodge Viper roadster.
The Saturn Sky was also called the Opel GT and Daewoo G2X. The Saturn Sky was the only roadster under the Saturn umbrella and had a FMR layout. There were limited editions of the Saturn Sky released in 2008-2009.
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