The GM recalls just keep on coming. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) announced yet another vehicle recall on Friday, June 27th. This time the recall is for around 29,000 2013 and 2014 Chevy Cruzes. Around 2,700 of the vehicles are still in dealer stock.
The statement released by General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) today said the problem relates to a defective part made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp which could lead to the driver side air bag not inflating properly in a crash.
Statement from GM
GM spokesman Jim Cain elaborated on the recall earlier today. “Some of those are in dealer stock and remain subject to the stop sale. Others have been delivered to customers and we’re working through right now our strategy to go out and repair them.”
Cain also noted there has been no interruption in the production of the Cruze, which is built in Lordstown, Ohio. “At Lordstown, there’s no impact on production at the plant. Most of the vehicles that are in dealer inventory are not affected.”
GM sets up “Recall Website”
One piece of good news is that because of all the General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) recalls, there now is a website where GM consumers can find if their General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) vehicle is on any current recall list. The process is of seeing if your vehicle is on a GM recall list is very simple and only takes a couple of minutes, but you will need your vehicle identification number in order to use the tool on the website.
“They can input their VIN right into the screen and it will indicate to them whether there’s any General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) recalls or not on the vehicle. It goes into detail and explains what the recall is if there is one”, said Jason Bumgardner of Sweeney Chevrolet in Youngstown, Ohio.