778,562 GM Cars Recalled after Reports of Ignition Issues

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Published: Feb 18, 2014

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In a statement given on Thursday, General Motors recalled a total of 778,562 of cars from the North American market, in particular Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 models, made in the years between 2005 and 2007.

The problem in question seem to be that “the weight on the key ring, road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine and most of the car’s electrical components”. The recall became necessary after at least “five frontal-impact crashes and six front-seat fatalities” were brought to GM’s attention.” It’s important to note that the crashes in question were accompanied by other high-risk factors such as high speed, alcohol use and failure to use seat belts.

GM dealership across the country will make the replacement free of charge, but meanwhile drivers are advised to remove everything that is not absolutely necessary from their key rings.

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