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GM Issues Recall for 56K Saturn Auras

Latest problem involves balky shift cable.

by on May.06, 2014

GM is recalling more than 56,000 Saturn Auras for a problem with the shift cable.

The recall parade continues from General Motors as it is now recalling 56,214 Saturn Auras from the 2007-2008 model years in the U.S. The automaker has recalled nearly 5 million vehicles since Jan. 31.

The Auras problems stem from a shift cable that could wear out over time, resulting in mismatches of the gear position indicated by the shift lever. The condition could lead to roll aways and crashes, the automaker said.

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“Vehicles equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission have a condition in which the transmission shift cable may fracture at any time,” the company said in a statement. “When the fracture occurs, the driver may not be able to select a different gear, remove the key from the ignition or place the transmission in park. (more…)

GM Recalls Another 1.3 Million Vehicles

Power steering issue prompts the latest action.

by on Mar.31, 2014

GM recalled 1.3 million vehicles today, including the 2009 Pontiac G6, for power steering issues.

The torrent of General Motors’ recalls continued today when the company announced it was recalling 1.3 million cars because they may experience a sudden loss of electric power steering.

The recall of GM products is becoming a regular occurrence and this action puts the automaker at more than 5 million vehicles recalled in March.

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Last Friday, the maker added another 971,000 products covered by a deadly ignition switch problem as well as another 172,000 newer Chevrolet Cruze sedans and 490,000 full-size Chevy and GMC pickups and sport-utility vehicles. (more…)