GM says it needs to bleed the brake systems of 230,000 cars.
Some of the recalled 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.…keep reading article "Excess Gas Buildup in the Brake Caliper Pistons of Regal and LaCrosse"
If it feels like you're having a hard time stopping your SUV, you're not envisioning things.
keep reading article "Leaking Brake Lines in the 2016 Envision"
General Motors is recalling 327 model year 2016 Buick Envision SUVs because the master cylinder brake lines may crack and leak brake fluid.…
Last month GM announced an airbag recall affecting 4 million vehicles, including the 2014-2017 Encore and 2014-2016 Lacrosse.
Software errors have been found to disable the front airbags and seatbelt pretensions after "certain driving conditions." GM won't say what those conditions are, but they did say there’s been at least one death related to the bug.…keep reading article "Software Errors Create Massive GM Airbag Recall"
The 2016 Buick Verano is a hot mess. Or at least, it will be once it catches on fire from fuel line leaks.
keep reading article "2016 Verano Recalled Because They Keep Catching on Fire"
General Motors found fuel lines that were not shaped correctly, causing the lines to touch the engines once installed in the vehicles. The supplier investigated and determined the machine operator responsible for the lines apparently wasn't trained well enough.…
What's your preferred driver seat position --- close to the wheel? lounging back? rotisserie?
Oh, that last one? Yeah, it turns out Buick discovered an issue in the 2011 Regal that could catch the seats on fire.…keep reading article "What's That Smell? 2011 Regal Seats Catching on Fire"
The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.