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GM recalls its vehicles – count increases to 717,950 in US


General Motors (GM) announced recalls that covers a huge number of vehicles in the United States. The company announces recall of 717,950 vehicles due to the various problems with the motors and the other parts. And none of these vehicles were related to ignition switch problems.GM

Approximately 15 million vehicles in the globe have been recalled by the GM for various problems that are found in the vehicles. In the history of General Motors, this will be the largest recall that counts more than 15 million vehicles around this world for loose bolt in power adjustable front seats. Several cars from the year 2010 and 2012 were recalled for this issue.

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GM said that the recalls are due to the two crashes of vehicles that involves three injuries; moreover, the vehicles that are recalled by GM are mostly older models. Even though, it includes few newer models too; it includes 57000 Chevrolet Impala sedan for power steering loss. Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks also come under this recall by GM.

Words from Jeff Boyer, vice president, Global Vehicle Safety

“These recalls signify how we’ve enhanced our approach to safety” and “We are bringing greater rigor and discipline to our analysis and decision-making. If we identify an issue – large or small – that might affect the safety of our customers, we will act decisively.”

The consumers are asked not to use the seat adjuster until the bolts are replaced by the dealers.

Last time, time the company targeted 474,000 vehicles, especially all those vehicles counted top-sellers, for resolving the concerned safety issues, including 467,00 four-wheel drive Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe, and GMC Sierra.

 For more information regarding car models, log on to GM Recall Announcement page from here.

See Also: Kia Motors recalls 51,641 Soul compacts over faulty steering issue.


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