Multiple GM vehicles from the 2007-2014 model years are developing dashboard cracks. One of the most common areas of concern is around the passenger airbag cover, leaving owners wondering about potential safety risks.Continue reading article "Cracked Dashboard"
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What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- excessive oil consumption in the 2007 Silverado
- excessive oil consumption in the 2009 Silverado
- excessive oil consumption in the 2008 Silverado
- battery goes dead in the 2007 Silverado
- power door locks stopped working in the 2008 Silverado
What Breaks the Most
2nd Generation (2007–2012) Silverado Key Numbers
GM owners tired of their dashboards looking like a faultline have taken the matter to the court.
General Motors allegedly tells consumers the damage is merely cosmetic, but the plaintiffs claim in addition to safety hazards, the damaged dashboards and instrument panels cause a loss of value of the vehicles.
GM wasn't going to issue a service campaign or recall, and the feds won't investigate issues they don't consider to be a safety defect. With so many of these vehicles having this problem, owners had no other choice but to file a lawsuit.keep reading article "Cracking Dashboards and Safety Hazards Lead to Lawsuit"