There’s an important recall for parents who’ve installed child seats using a seat belt.
For installation of the child seat using the seat belt, there are automatic retractor assemblies equipped with retractors that lock automatically.
This should lock the seat belt when it is completely pulled out of the retractor. However, the defects can cause the retractor to not lock the seat belt when it is pulled out of the retractor.…keep reading article "Important Recall for Parents with Child Seats Installed"
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.keep reading article "There is Excess Gas Buildup in the Brake Caliper Pistons of 230,000 GM Vehicles"
The 2013 Volt is being recalled after reports of reduced engine power and propulsion.
General Motors says a previous software update to improve the car actually did the opposite by disabling the cell balancing function, resulting in a low-voltage condition. Killing the voltage of the volt? Classic Chevy move.keep reading article "GM Software Update Killed the Voltage in the Volt"