Fuse Block Connections Cause Engine Stalls
Certain generations of GM vehicles have problems inside the fuse block that cause flickering warning lights and stalled engines. Unfortunately these sorts of problems are often difficult to diagnose.Continue reading article "Fuse Block Connections Cause Engine Stalls"
One of Chevrolet’s solutions for stopping thieves from driving away with a car is, coincidently, doing the same thing to the actual owner.Continue reading article "Passlock Security"
General Motors admits their estimated gas mileage for certain 2016 SUVs was a bit too optimistic. To make up for the snafu, the automaker will pay up or offer warranty extensions to 135,000 owners.Continue reading article "Inflated MPGs"
What Traverse 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.
- engine failure in the 2011 Traverse
- power steering stopped working in the 2010 Traverse
- reduced engine power in the 2011 Traverse
- engine failure in the 2010 Traverse
- difficult turning in the 2009 Traverse
What Breaks the Most
Traverse Key Numbers
In dismissing the GM class action lawsuit, the judge ruled the plaintiff fails to allege facts which support that GM was aware of any fuse block defects predating the sale of the vehicles listed in the lawsuit.
A General Motors fuse block class action lawsuit alleges certain GM vehicles have problems with the tension of the terminals that can cause stalled engines and other electrical malfunctions.
Airbag deployment sensors have a manufacturing mode to prevent inadvertent deployments while building the car.
But here’s the thing – it’s really important that workers at the factory switch that mode off before the car is shipped out the door. GM employees forgot to do that.…keep reading article "Someone Forgot to Turn Off Manufacturing Mode in GM's Airbag Modules"
A proposed settlement will award certain GM owners in Arizona about $200 each for owning cars with ignition switch problems.
The $6.28 million will be paid to about 33,000 GM owners in Arizona, as long as they purchased the vehicles between July 2009 and July 2014 and didn't get rid of the vehicles before the ignition switch recalls were announced in 2014..
As with any settlement, there are plenty of stipulations which you can read about here.keep reading article "GM Settlement Will Refund Arizona Customers $200 for Ignition Switch Woes"
GM admits they dipped their hands into the fuel economy jar and pulled out a couple more MPGs than they should have. Well, I guess dinner is spoiled now.
Estimates say the fuel economy ratings of the 2016 Chevy Traverse, Buick Enclave, and GMC Acadia are inflated by 1 or 2 MPGs. In a world full of defective ignition switches and killer airbags, it's hardly the worst news out there. However, little discrepancies like that can add up over time.
Now GM wants to make up the difference.
While exact amounts are unknown, owners should soon expect to receive compensation ranging from prepaid debit cards to extended warranties.keep reading article "GM to Compensate Owners for Cheating on MPG Tests"
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