General Motors closed out 2014 with one final recall on an issue that has plagued them company all year: faulty ignitions.
GM is recalling 83,572 SUVs and trucks because a faulty ignition may move out of the "start" position causing the vehicle to stall and the airbags not to deploy in the event of a crash.
General Motors is recalling 117,000 vehicles for a problem that could in the vehicle stalling or not starting. GM said that it is not aware of any crashes, injuries, or fatalities connected to this issue.
The issue only actually affects a small number of the 117,000 cars and trucks being recalled, according to GM.
Monday afternoon, General Motors announced more recalls. These new recalls combined with previous recalls from this year affect 8.4 million vehicles worldwide, most of those have been recalled for faulty ignition switches.
Today, General Motors added two recalls to its growing this year, pushing the total number of vehicles recalled for fixes in 2014 to more than 8.5 million in the U.S. alone.
The company is recalling more than 140,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize cars to fix a problem with the power-assisted brakes, plus another 477 full-size pickup trucks for a steering issue.
Here at The River, we're always keeping an eye out for things that may affect you.
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