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Why Can Dealers Sell Used Cars With Unfixed Recalls?

Why Can Dealers Sell Used Cars With Unfixed Recalls?

By Kelsey Mays on November 14, 2016

CARS.COM — Federal law prohibits dealers from selling a new car with an unfixed recall, and rental car companies from renting an unfixed car. But dealers can sell still sell cars with dang... Read More
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Recall Basics: Everything You Need to Know

Recall Basics: Everything You Need to Know

By Kelsey Mays on November 14, 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... Read More
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My Car Is Recalled, But There's No Fix Yet: What Do I Do?

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

By Fred Meier on July 5, 2016

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... Read More
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GM Fund Pays $595 Million in Claims for Ignition-Switch Recall

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 s... Read More
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Ignition Recall Settlement Will Cost GM $900 Million

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 ... Read More
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GM: 58 Percent of U.S. Cars in Ignition Recall Are Fixed

GM: 58 Percent of U.S. Cars in Ignition Recall Are Fixed

By Kelsey Mays on December 1, 2014

GM has repaired nearly 6 in 10 small cars it recalled for faulty ignitions earlier this year. That's what The Detroit News reported on Nov. 28; GM spokesman Alan Adler confirmed the numbers to Ca... Read More
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Survey: Recalls Influence Car Shoppers

Survey: Recalls Influence Car Shoppers

By Kelsey Mays on November 10, 2014

If you're weary of the nonstop recall coverage lately, we don't blame you. It's been an unprecedented year for them. Tallying recalls is a dubious task, given the National Highway Traffic Safety ... Read More
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Report: GM Ordered Replacement Ignition Switches Two Months Before Recall

Report: GM Ordered Replacement Ignition Switches Two Months Before Recall

By Kelsey Mays on November 10, 2014

The New York Times reported today that GM ordered some 500,000 replacement ignition switches from auto-parts supplier Delphi Automotive in December 2013. That was nearly two months before GM told... Read More
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Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

By Matt Schmitz on October 6, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 47,000 model-year 2011-13 Chevrolet Caprice and 2008-09 Pontiac G8 sedans The Problem: According to The Detroit News, there is a risk under certain conditions that t... Read More
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New House Report Blasts NHTSA

New House Report Blasts NHTSA

By Kelsey Mays on September 16, 2014

On the heels of yesterday's New York Times investigation, a report from the House Energy and Commerce Committee blasted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for an alleged series of... Read More
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