GM Recalls 718,000 More Cars in the U.S.

By | July 24, 2014
General Motors announced six new recalls yesterday covering a total of 719,949 cars in the U.S. The largest recall involves certain sports cars and SUVs for faulty seat bolts. In certain cars, the seats may move up and down without warning because a bolt that controls height adjustment may fall off. Models affected include the 2011-2012 Chevrolet Camaro; 2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain; 2011-2012 Buick Regal and LaCrosse; and 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX models equipped with power height adjustable driver or passenger seats. A number of other models are under recall for a similar problem, an incomplete weld in the seat hook bracket assembly. This recall includes certain 2014 Chevrolet Caprice; 2014 Chevrolet SS; 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado LD and HD; 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS; 2014 Cadillac CTS; 2014 Cadillac ELR; 2013-2014 Buick Encore; and 2014-2015 GMC Sierra LD and HD cars.
The third recall involves 2011-2013 Buick Regal and 2013 Chevrolet Malibu sedans with faulty turn signals. Models that use two bulbs in each front turn signal may experience problems. If one bulb in each signal is out, the turn signals will fail to work. If both bulbs are extinguished, a rapidly flashing turn signal arrow will appear in the instrument cluster. Certain 2014 Chevrolet Impala cars are under recall for a problem with power steering assist. Due to a poor electrical connection, drivers may experience little or no power steering assist when the car starts up. Two other recalls cover a much smaller number of vehicles. Certain 2012-2015 Chevrolet Spark cars may have a loose bolt in the lower control arm, which can result in noise from the front suspension or a loss of steering control. A small recall of 22 vehicles is underway for the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon, and GMC Yukon Denali on dealer lots with roof rail airbags that may deploy improperly. Source: GM