1. GM may have used the wrong bolts to secure the seat belts in certain 2020 and 2021 Chevy models.

    Could the new bolts work? Maybe. But when it comes time to rely on the seat belts, it's better knowing the right parts were used to tether them to the frame.…

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  2. Excess gas –– we’ve all had it, no-one likes it, and the same holds true for your braking system.

    GM says it needs to bleed the brake systems of 230,000 cars because the vehicles have rear brake caliper pistons that have hydrogen gas trapped inside that could be released into the brake systems. ZF, the manufacturer of the brake pistons, didn't properly temper and chrome-coat the pistons, causing hydrogen gas to remain trapped in the bodies of the pistons.

    This problem may cause your brake pedal to feel “spongy” but it’s unclear if it affects stopping distances.

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  3. GM is recalling 850 vehicles with improperly welded fuel pumps.

    The automaker says the joint that connects the fuel pump’s outer housing to the pump’s flange may not have been properly welded by the supplier. Over time, the weld could crack and cause a separation of the high-pressure fuel pump from the flange, allowing the pump to oscillate inside the engine compartment.

    The oscillating pump can bump into a nearby fuel line and calamity ensues.

    The recalled vehicles include the 2018 Chevy Colorado, Equinox, and Malibu, as well as the Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac ATS, and GMC Acadia, Canyon, and Terrain.

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  4. The Bosch fuel pump that Chevrolet used in a small number of 2018 models is moving and creating a potential fuel-leak nightmare.

    GM says the joint that connects the fuel pump’s outer housing to the pump’s flange may not have been properly welded by the supplier.

    That weld could crack and cause a separation of the high-pressure fuel pump from the flange, allowing the pump to oscillate inside the engine compartment.

    The moving pumps can damage a high-pressure fuel line which is going to create an even higher-pressure situation when you start spraying flammable gas onto hot car parts.

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  5. The glass in the front door windows of the 2018 Equinox might not have been properly tempered due to a blown furnace fuse.

    To meet federal regulations, Chevy must issue a recall but they're not quite sure which vehicles are affected.

    GM opened an investigation into which Equinox SUVs had the bad windows and believes 13 panes of glass are faulty, but the only way to replace the 13 is to replace both front door windows in 379 SUVs.

    The other 366 owners are in for a wasted day.

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  6. A small percentage of front windows in the 2018 Equinox’s doors are not properly tempered.

    GM just doesn’t know which ones and needs to recall all 400 of the SUVs to check.

    GM opened an investigation into which Equinox SUVs had the bad windows and believes 13 panes of glass are faulty, but the only way to replace the 13 is to replace both front door windows in 379 SUVs.

    Thankfully it’s only 400 vehicles, but that’s a wasted day for 379 of you.

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  7. GM is recalling nearly 3,000 SUVs, including the 2018 Equinox, because the front intermediate driveshaft can seperate while the vehicle is in motion.

    In July 2017, an assembly plant discovered a separated front right intermediate driveshaft assembly during manufacturing of a 2018 Terrain SUV. It was confirmed the driveshaft had passed the supplier’s ultrasonic scans that looks for cracks, but then three additional fractured shafts were found at the assembly plant.

    Maybe they need supersonic scans next time.

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