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Gm Ignition Recall

My Car Is Recalled, But There's No Fix Yet: What Do I Do?

By Fred Meier on October 1, 2018

CARS.COM — The death of a young actor in June spotlighted an increasingly common issue for car owners: Your car faces a recall for a safety defect, but there’s no fix yet. The question: Do yo... Read More
Why Can Dealers Sell Used Cars With Unfixed Recalls?

By Kelsey Mays on July 6, 2018

CARS.COM — Federal law prohibits dealers from selling new cars, trucks and SUVs with recalls that have not been fixed and rental car companies from renting an unfixed car. But auto dealers can stil... Read More
GM CEO Testifies Before Congressional Panel on Ignition Switch Recalls

By Matt Schmitz on March 30, 2017

GM CEO Mary Barra testified this afternoon before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee investigating the automaker’s recall of more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty igni... Read More
Recall Alert: 2.2 Million Chevrolet, Pontiac, Saturn Cars Get Second Ignition Recall

By David Thomas on March 30, 2017

Cars Affected: 2003-2007 Saturn Ion, 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2007-2010 Pontiac G5, 2007-2010 Saturn Sky and 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR The Problem: This recall covers a... Read More
Chevrolet Cobalt Has Long Recall History

By Kelsey Mays on January 20, 2017

GM’s ignition switch recall this morning brought the Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 to the headlines once more — more than 3½ years after the last Cobalt rolled off GM’s Ohio assembly ... Read More
GM Ignition-Switch Recall: What Owners Need To Know

By Kelsey Mays on January 18, 2017

GM’s ignition-switch recall may have reached new heights Thursday, with one auto-safety group declaring that 303 people have died as a result of airbags failing to deploy in two of the six ca... Read More
Recall Basics: Everything You Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays on November 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Automotive historians will likely call this the decade of recalls. Faulty airbag inflators, electronic gearshifts and ignition switches and their potentially deadly consequences continue... Read More
GM Fund Pays $595 Million in Claims for Ignition-Switch Recall

By Jennifer Newman on December 10, 2015

CARS.COM — GM’s faulty ignition-switch claims program has paid $595 million on 399 claims, according to the automaker’s fund final report released today, 16 months after the fund starte... Read More
Ignition Recall Settlement Will Cost GM $900 Million

By Kelsey Mays on September 17, 2015

GM will pay $900 million to settle a criminal investigation with federal prosecutors over the delayed recall of some 2.6 million cars — 2.2 million of them in the U.S. — over faulty ignition switch... Read More
GM Recalls Compact Cars After Six Fatalities

By David Thomas on March 5, 2015

Update: Read the full Recall Alert here. Original Post: General Motors has just announced a recall of approximately 780,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars from the 2005-2007 model yea... Read More