Starting on Wednesday, the U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled by automakers, but not repaired.
GM’s troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.
General Motors says it has made progress in fixing its recall website so that it correctly lists all the cars that need recall repairs.
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 4,500 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycles worldwide because engine vibration can turn the switches from “on” to “accessory.”
Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems. The recalls covers Sonata, Santa Fe and Veracruz models.
Chrysler is recalling 651,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs because vanity mirror lights that have undergone repairs can short circuit and start a fire if not reassembled correctly.
The ignition switch at the heart of a series of General Motors recalls, cited in at least 13 deaths, emerged in an effort to improve cars after previous switches felt “cheap.”
General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow.
General Motors is preparing to recall about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because an incorrect part means that the air bags might not inflate properly in a crash.
A thorough review of General Motors safety issues is nearing completion and has not turned up any more serious problems, company CEO Mary Barra said on Tuesday.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said that 15 employees were fired and five others were disciplined over the company’s failure to disclose a defect with ignition switches.
General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.