GM Announces Massive Auto Recall Affecting 426K Vehicles

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 28-Sep-2012

GM announced a massive auto recall, involving several of its sedans, including Chevrolets, Pontiacs and Saturn mid-size vehicles. According to General Motors, the recall was provoked by problems with the transmissions in the vehicles, which could potentially cause sedans to roll, even after a driver has left the vehicle.

More than 426K sedans were part of the GM auto recall, including model years 2007-2010. Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and certain model Saturn Aura’s were all part of the massive auto recall by GM.

The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) has reported at least four accidents tied to the vehicle defect that prompted the recall by GM. No injuries or deaths have been reported to the administration as a result of the defective transmissions.

The GM Transmission Recall (according to NHTSA) Include:

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Years:

  • Chevrolet / Malibu 2008-2010
  • Pontiac / G6 2008-2010
  • Saturn / Aura 2007-2010

Affected Component: Power Train Automatic Transmission. Gear Position Indication

Although some recalls are prompt and effectively notify consumers about potential dangers involving their vehicles, defective baby products, or bad drugs, other recalls occur well after reports of injuries and malfunctions have occurred, putting consumers, their family members and loved ones at risk of serious injury or death.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a car accident as a result of a defective auto product, call our auto recall law firm in Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our auto product liability lawyers online or visit one of the 10 office locations for our defective product law firm in San Antonio, Austin, Killeen and across the state of Texas for a free case evaluation today.

Backed by registered nurses and investigators right on staff, our experienced personal injury law firm offers injured clients and victims of wrongful death the resources and reach to immediately begin investigating and gathering evidence related to an accident or defective auto product. We care. We can help.

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