GM Recall: Check if YOUR CAR is on the List
At the beginning of the previous week, General Motors started recalling 8.2 million vehicles on Monday, check out if your car is on the list.
GM has recently recalled more than 8 million cars which are allegedly affected by faulty ignition switches. Thus, drivers of GM vehicles should receive a letter or a phone call to inform them about the recall to the nearest GM service.
However, if you are concerned the issue and you don’t want to wait to be notified, you can take your vehicle to any GM dealership. So, here’s the list of the affected cars:
- 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu
- 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrique
- 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
- 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am
- 2000-05 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo
- 2004-08 Pontiac Grand Prix
- 2003-14 Cadillac CTS
- 2004-06 Cadillac SRX
- 2011-14 Chevrolet Cruze; 2012-14 Chevrolet Sonic
- 2013-14 Chevrolet Trax, Buick Encore and Verano
- 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and Impala, Buick Regal, Cadillac XTS
- 2007-11 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD equipped with an auxiliary battery
- 2005-07 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender, Saab 9-7x
- 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT, GMC Envoy XL
However, you need to be prepared as it could take a while to replace the ignition switch. If you found your car on the GM recall list, then you will need to remove everything from the key rings until the car can be repaired.
Mary Barra, GM’s chief executive, said the following:
“We undertook what I believe is the most comprehensive safety review in the history of our company because nothing is more important than the safety of our customers. Our customers deserve more than we delivered in these vehicles. That has hardened my resolve to set a new industry standard for vehicle safety, quality and excellence.”
She also added:
“We have worked aggressively to identify and address the major outstanding issues that could impact the safety of our customers. If any other issues come to our attention, we will act appropriately and without hesitation.”
If you didn’t find your car in the above list, you acces the GM Recall Center online and input your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see whether you will need to take your car to be fixed.