GM recall of pickup trucks with seat belt defect

A seat belt issue prompted General Motors to issue a voluntary recall to an estimated 1.04 million vehicles, bulk of which are in the U.S., an April 15 report of CNBC stated.

The recall affects the 2014-2015 models of GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado vehicles. According to reports, the seat belt may fail to protect the driver in accidents if the flexible steel cable connecting the seat belt is damaged. GM found, through their warranty claims, that the problem may occur if the driver repetitively bends the cable with everyday use. GM stated there were no incidents of accidents or injuries before they issued the recall. Some 895,232 of the recalled vehicles reportedly were in the U.S. and approximately 142,000 were sold in other countries. GM dealers will repair the affected vehicles by replacing or improving the seat belt tensioner unit.

Every year thousands of Americans suffer injuries in accidents caused by auto defects. If you or a loved one have been hurt as a result of an auto defect, working with a skilled legal team can help you fight for financial compensations to cover medical bills. Please get in touch with the Iowa legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today by calling (877) 327-2600 to learn more about your options.



Thousands of Chrysler Jeeps recalled

Automaker giant Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently issued a recall of an estimated 56,000 Jeep Cherokee vehicles due to fire risks caused by a potential electrical short circuit, an article of U.S. News reported on December 18.

Reports said the recall affects 2015 and 2016 models of Cherokee SUVs that may be susceptible to a water leak that can allow water to reach the electronic components in tailgates of the vehicles. The SUVs are reportedly at risk of catching fire if this exposure to water caused an electric short circuit.

While Fiat Chrysler has not received complaints of injuries associated with the defect, the company has learned of two vehicles catching fire. Owners of the affected vehicles are advised to keep their power-enabled tailgates dry while waiting for repairs.

 

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444K Mazda vehicles with faulty airbags recalled in the US

Mazda Motor Corp. in North America recently issued a recall to an estimated 444,907 vehicles that have potentially hazardous airbags, Motrolix reported on June 11.

According to reports, the recall affects several models of Mazda vehicles that were manufactured since 2002. The recall explained that the dual-stage airbag installed in front of the drivers’ side may burst during deployment, releasing metal pieces that can injure occupants. The Japanese automaker is expected to notify owners of the recalled vehicles for the free airbag replacement in the drivers’ seat. Owners of recalled vehicles are also advised to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for more information.

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More than 81K GM vehicles with failing power steering recalled

General Motors (GM) is recalling over 81,000 vehicles because of a power steering system that may fail, an article on syracuse.com stated February 14.

According to the automaker, drivers may experience problems in controlling the affected vehicles at slower speeds if the power steering malfunctions. If this problem occurs, drivers may notice a chime and will see a message appear on the vehicle’s information center. Though GM said they are aware of a crash involving a recalled vehicle, there were no reported incidents of deaths or injuries before they issued the recall. Dealers will install a new sensor to address the problem.

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Thousands of GM vehicles in the U.S. recalled

Over 48,000 vehicles manufactured by General Motors (GM) are being recalled in the U.S. to address a seat belt problem that may increase injury risk in accidents, GM Authority stated on September 17.

Reports said there are an estimated 48,114 Buick Encore compact SUVs and Cadillac ATS sedans with faulty pretensioner cables that may not lock the lap belts of the drivers’ seat and front passenger seat. Occupants are at high risk of suffering injuries in crashes if the safety belts unexpectedly malfunction. Owners of the affected vehicles will receive notifications to replace of the faulty pretensioner cables at their local dealerships once the parts are ready.

Serious injuries can occur if the safety features of their vehicle fail to work. If you believe that a defective vehicle caused your injury, you may be entitled to remunerations. Find out how the Iowa legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may possibly help recover your losses today by calling 877-327-2600.



600K Subaru vehicles recalled in 20 cold states

More than 600,000 Subaru vehicles are being recalled in 20 states, including Iowa, due to brakes that may be vulnerable to corrosion, WQAD8 stated on July 3.

According to reports, 660,238 Subaru vehicles in various models and make may leak brake fluid if the lining becomes corroded–something it is more likely to do in the states where salt is regularly used to melt ice and snow during the winter. In a memo sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Subaru said drivers may experience braking problems if the vehicle’s brake fluid has leaked. Owners of Subaru vehicles are advised to contact their dealers or the NHTSA to get more information.

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Saab vehicles with seatbelt defects recalled by GM

Thousands of Saab convertibles are being recalled by General Motors to address a potential seat belt defect.

According to the auto manufacturer, the seat belt retractors installed in the driver’s seat of 28,789 Saab convertibles may easily break, putting drivers at an increased risk of injury during accidents.

A GM spokesperson mentioned that they have not received any reports of injuries relating to this particular defect. GM will replace the seat belt retractors for no charge.

The legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., know that many Iowa people suffer from serious injuries in accidents as the result of operating defective vehicles. If you have been injured in a similar situation, you may be entitled to compensation. Speak with an experienced Iowa attorney today by calling 877-327-2600 to learn more of your options.



New models of GM mid-sized sedans recalled for brake issues

Some 8,200 new General Motors (GM) sedans are being recalled by the American car maker due to a possible braking problem in the front wheels, CBS News reported on May 16.

The rear brake rotors in the 2014 models of Buick Lacrosse and Chevrolet Malibu mid-sized sedans were reportedly installed in the front wheels. Affected vehicles may unexpectedly lose front wheel brakes or braking delay if the brake pads wear out. GM said they will start to inform owners on May 29 of free repairs at their local dealership. At least 11.2 million of vehicles have been recalled by the automaker since January.

Unfortunately, people’s lives are endangered from using vehicles with defective brakes. If you experience this anywhere in Iowa, the legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may fight for you to hold negligent car makers liable for their actions. We may also possibly help you recover your financial loss by seeking damages. Tell us your situation today by calling 877-327-2600 to learn more about your legal options.



Over 59k mid-sized GM sedans in U.S. and Canada recalled

More than 59,000 mid-sized sedans made by General Motors Co. (GM) were recalled due to a potential injury it may cause to owners if the transmission shift failed to work, Reuters article stated on May 6.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said 59,628 previous models of Saturn Aura sedans sold in the U.S. and Canada with four-speed automatic transmissions were recalled because a transmission cable may break. Operators may experience problem in shifting to “park” position if this happens, increasing their risk of sustaining injuries if the vehicle unexpectedly moves. The automaker said they are aware of crashes and injuries involving the recalled sedans. The NHTSA said GM will repair the problem in the transmission of the Auras for free.

The legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. advocates for people in Iowa who were injured by a defective vehicle. If this has happened to you, our lawyers may help you recover your loss by seeking financial compensation from negligent manufacturers. Discuss your situation with us today by calling 877-327-2600, and learn more about your options.



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