GM recall woes proceed with 662,000 pickups trucks and Cruze sedans


2015 Chevy Silverado

Common Motors can not seem to get its name out of the “poor news” column. 2 more recalls had been announced late Friday evening that will see The Common calling in 490,200 fullsize pickup trucks and SUVs, along with 172,000 Chevrolet Cruze versions.

For these retaining track, General Motors has issued recalls for an alarming 4.8 million autos so far considering that last month.

The Chevy Silverado 1500, Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon designs from the 2014 and 2015 model many years are getting recalled for a flaw in their transmissions wherein loose oil cooler lines could cause a fire. The automaker stated in a statement (see below) that it is aware of of 3 incidents of loose transmission lines triggering difficulties, but no injuries. We can not confirm whether or not it was this transmission issue that caused the broadly publicized blaze that consumed a 2015 GMC Yukon that was being check driven in California.

We had heard previously from GM that it had issued a quit-sale on Chevy Cruze designs equipped with the one.4-liter turbocharged engine, and now there’;s an obvious recall to match that stop-sale towards. A total of 172,000 automobiles from the 2013 and 2014 model many years will be recalled to substitute half shafts that could fracture while driving. A number of dozen shafts have separated, in accordance to GM, but there have been no crashes or injuries linked with these failures. The quit-sale has considering that been lifted, meaning compact automobile shoppers can include the Cruze back to their potential check-drive lists, must they so need.

You can find a statement from GM below regarding the recall of its trucks and SUVs. We’;ve reached out to the automaker for comment with regards to the recalls, and we’;ll be positive to update this story as soon as we hear back.


For Quick Release: Friday, March 28, 2014

GM Recalls Complete-size Trucks to Examine Transmission Fitting

DETROIT – General Motors will perform a safety recall of 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups, and 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL SUVs outfitted with a 6-speed automated transmission.

The recall will involve approximately 490,200 trucks and SUVs.

GM has established that these vehicles may possibly have a transmission oil cooler line that is not securely seated in its fitting. If the line is not securely seated and transmission oil leaks from the fitting, the oil could contact a sizzling surface and end result in a vehicle fire. GM is mindful of 3 incidents and no injuries.

GM dealers will examine the fittings for leaks. GM anticipates mailing the 1st proprietor letter the week of April 28, 2014.

Common Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce cars in 30 nations, and the business has leadership positions in the world’;s greatest and quickest-expanding automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities promote vehicles beneath the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling manufacturers. A lot more data on the business and its subsidiaries, which includes OnStar, a global leader in car security, safety and details providers, can be found at http://www.gm.com

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