Related News and Notes
GM used heat shields that don't curve under the starters in the 5th and 6th generation Camaro, according to a new lawsuit. That leaves them exposed to heat and makes them completely unreliable.
The plaintiff says the problem is particularly … continue reading
TBD … continue reading
The federal case against GM’s handling of their ignition switch recall might be over, but a judge has left the door open for owners to sue the automaker for economic losses if they want.
Judge Jesse Furman ruled on claims of "manifest … continue reading
A lawsuit says the 2.4L Ecotec engine in the 2010-2017 Equinox burns too much oil, knocks incessantly, has defective spark plugs, and is pre-disposed to timing chain issues that can lead to complete engine failure.
But wait, there’s more…
A … continue reading
A lawsuit says defective piston rings have been causing overheating and oil consumption issues in Equinox and Terrain vehicles since 2010.
The allegedly faulty engines cause too much oil to enter the combustion chambers, something General … continue reading
It's no secret that the Equinox's 2.4-liter EcoTech engine has problems with excessive oil consumption. Now there's a lawsuit that wants Chevy to do something about it.
In the end, the plaintiffs claim the EcoTec 2.4-liter piston rings can … continue reading
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 betwee … continue reading
GM owners are still trying to convince a judge that Vortec 5300 engines have oil consumption problems and don’t give owners adequate warnings when oil levels are dangerously low. … continue reading
A federal judge has ruled there isn't enough evidence to support some very reasonable claims made by a Vortec 5300 engine oil consumption lawsuit last year. … continue reading
There's something funky going on inside GM's 5.3L Vortec 5300 engine causing it to use a higher-than-normal amount of oil. Some might even say it's excessive. … continue reading
Here's a fun thought --- your Chevy Cruze turbo diesel might be illegal in the USA. A new lawsuit claims GM is using "defeat devices" to hide emissions output similar to the ones VW just got raked over the coals for.
"Attorn … continue reading
Equinox owners, put down those quarts of oil. General Motors' Technical Service Bulletin (TSB 15285C) could be the answer you've been looking for regarding excessive oil consumption.
"Chevy and GMC dealers were told in previous techni … continue reading
GM is recalling every single current-generation Camaro -- all 511,528 of them -- because of an ignition switch issue similar to the one that already killed 13 people ... or 74 or more depending on who you ask.
The driver's knee can bump int … continue reading