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4Aug
gmc_msGeneral Motors recalling nearly 800,000 pickup trucks worldwide

General Motors recalling nearly 800,000 pickup trucks worldwide

CNBC -August 4, 2017

General Motors recalling nearly 800,000 pickup trucks worldwide

General Motors is recalling nearly 800,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks worldwide that could lose power steering, according to documents made public Friday.
The largest U.S. automaker said the 2014 model year trucks could suffer a temporary loss of electric power steering, especially during low-speed turning maneuvers, according to documents disclosed Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The recall includes about 690,000 vehicles in the United States, 80,000 in Canada and around 25,000 in other markets. GM dealers will reflash the vehicle’s software to address the defect…

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26Jun
chevy_ms2014-2016 Chevrolet SS recalled over power steering problem

2014-2016 Chevrolet SS recalled over power steering problem

The Car Connection – June 26, 2017


2014-2016 Chevrolet SS recalled over power steering problem

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2014-2016 Chevrolet SS. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles could be at risk of losing power steering assistance.

The problem with the SS stems from corrosion on a device that connects the car’s electronic power steering module and the torque sensor. The device was manufactured by Mando Corporation in South Korea…

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28Feb
chevy_msChevrolet Suburban Recall To Fix Outside Mirror Issues

Chevrolet Suburban Recall To Fix Outside Mirror Issues

Recall Masters – February 28, 2017


Chevrolet Suburban Recall To Fix Outside Mirror Issues

Because of problems with exterior mirrors, some Chevrolet Suburban vehicles are going to be part of a non-compliance recall action, according to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

A possible safety issue with these mirrors led to concern over noncompliance with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, specifically No. 111, which concerns “rear visibility.” This standard calls for outside mirrors to provide a “view of a level road surface” for the driver.

The Defect
The glass in these mirrors was the source of the issue: Instead of the flat mirror needed for these vehicles, the affected units reportedly came with right-side convex mirrors, possibly distorting drivers’ views while in motion. The recall order included 214 Chevrolet Suburban heavy-duty vehicles with the 2016 and 2017 model years fitted with mirrors from the Michigan-based supplier Magna Mirrors of Americaf…

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7Feb
chevy_msChevrolet recalls 17,000 Cruze models for janky seats

Chevrolet recalls 17,000 Cruze models for janky seats

CNET Road Show – February 7, 2017


Chevrolet recalls 17,000 Cruze models for janky seats

When a car part runs afoul of the volumes of government regulations, an automaker is basically forced to issue a recall. Something along those lines spurred Chevrolet’s latest recall.

Chevrolet issued a recall covering 17,197 examples of the 2016-2017 Chevrolet Cruze. It’s unclear if this recall affects just the sedan, or if it covers the new hatchback model that was introduced for 2017, as well.

The issue stems from the front seat head restraints. Some of the affected vehicles may have an incorrectly welded bracket in the recliner mechanism. This bad weld may reduce the seat’s capability to maintain its position or manage loads in the event of an accident, and the seat may even separate…

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29Dec
chevy_msAdditional Chevy Malibus Recalled Over Takata Air Bag Defect

Additional Chevy Malibus Recalled Over Takata Air Bag Defect

Recall Masters – December 29, 2016.

Additional Chevy Malibus Recalled Over Takata Air Bag Defect

The Defect

General Motors will recall all 2017 Malibu vehicles manufactured on Nov. 10, 2016, according to documents compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The right-hand rear side air bag inflators in these cars appear to lack sufficient welds, which could cause the inflators to separate at random. As a result, these air bags are at risk for spontaneous deployment that can project debris and cause injury or death among vehicle occupants…

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10Dec
chevy_msGeneral Motors to Recall Nearly 50,000 Police SUVs

General Motors to Recall Nearly 50,000 Police SUVs

Fortune – December 10, 2016.


General Motors to Recall Nearly 50,000 Police SUVs

 

General Motors /react-text react-text: 221 plans to recall nearly 50,000 sport utility vehicles made for police departments and other government agencies because of a hazard in the cooling system. /react-text

react-text: 223 The problem affects the 2010 through 2014 models of the Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit SUV…

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