GM Recalls Continue with 717,950 More Vehicles
General Motors had quieted down its recall activity over the past few weeks, but today the automaker announced six new recalls which affect approximately 717,950 vehicles in the U.S.
About the New GM Recalls
According to Reuters, GM says none of the newest recalls are for ignition switch troubles. Instead, the recalls are for mostly newer vehicles for problems ranging from improper welds to loose bolts to potential loss of power steering. The automaker says it is aware of two crashes and three injuries related to the recalls.
The largest of the most recent recall affects about 414,333 vehicles with loose bolts in the power adjustable front seats. The following makes and models are covered by the recall:
- 2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox
- 2010-2012 GMC Terrain
- 2011-2012 Buick Regal
- 2011-2012 Buick LaCrosse
- 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX
- 2011-2012 Chevrolet Camaro
Improperly Welded Seat Brackets
GM has also recalled about 124,000 vehicles across eight different models due to a weld on the seat bracket that may have been done improperly. It is estimated that about 1 percent of the welds have the defect. The vehicles affected by that recall include:
- 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado
- 2014-2015 GMC Sierra
- 2014 Cadillac CTS
- 2014 Cadillac ATS
- 2014 Cadillac ELR
Other recalls announced today according to the GM website include:
- 57,242 2014 Chevrolet Impalas due to a potential for the loss of power steering.
- 1,919 2014-2015 Chevrolet Spark due to a problem with the lower control arm ball joint that could lead to a loss of steering control.
- 22 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon, and GMC Yukon XL due to roof carriers that may cause holes in the roof rail air bag upon deployment.