GM Announces Five More Recalls

Detroit based General Motors is issuing five new recalls impacting more than 2.5 million vehicles.

The recalls cover 2,440,524 previous generation passenger cars for tail lamp malfunctions, 111,889 previous generation Chevrolet Corvettes for loss of low-beam head lamps, 140,067 Chevrolet Malibu’s from the 2014 model year for hydraulic brake booster malfunctions, 19,225 Cadillac CTS 2013-2014 models for windshield wiper failures, and 477 full-size trucks from the 2014 and 2015 model years for a tie-rod defect that can lead to a crash.

The largest of these recalls is linked to 2.4 million vehicles for wiring problems. The impacted models are the 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, the 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, the 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 and the 2007-2010 Saturn Auras.

By the numbers, GM’s total number of recalled vehicles is more than 11 million this year alone.

2.6 million of those are linked to a deadly ignition switch issue.

The company has issued 18 recalls in all. They are on pace to break the recall record set in 2004 for 30.8 million vehicles.

GM estimates this latest recall will cost $200 million to fix.

For details on the five recalls, click here