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"
Inaccurate Gas Gauge
GM vehicles have a problem with defective gas gauges that leave owners wondering just how much fuel is left in their tank. The gauge goes a little whacko once the tank is less than half full, with owners saying it sticks in place or bounces…Continue reading article "Inaccurate Gas Gauge"
Where Electrical Complaints Happen
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.
- fuse block melted in the 2009 Lucerne
- battery dead in the 2014 Encore
- engine won't turn over, won't start in the 2008 Lucerne
- car won't start, all dash lights blink in the 2000 Regal
- cruise control has runaway accelleration in the 2001 Century
- blinker makes the car shuts off in the 1998 Regal
- dead battery in the 2014 Verano
General Motors is in the news again with a recall of another 733,000 vehicles, 5 golden rings, 1 partridge in a pear tree and who knows what else at this point...
The recall is for your front turn signals each have two bulbs, and if both those bulbs burn out you'll be presented with a warning light. However, if only one bulb burns out there's no warning and GM wants to fix that.…keep reading article "Turn Signal Breakdown Recall"
Ahh, the gas gauge -- dependable travel companion and broadcaster of low fuel warnings. A device so simple that not even General Motors could mess it up ... or so we thought.
GM is recalling over 50,000 SUVs because the gas gauge could provide little to no warning that the vehicle is about to run out of gas.
How bad is it? In a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), GM said a defective engine control module (ECM) "may result in inaccurate fuel gauge readings at both the high and low end of the fuel range by as much as one quarter of a tank."
Do I smell a new marketing slogan opportunity? GM: our gas gauges are only off by 25%!…keep reading article "Software Update Aims to Fix GM's Inaccurate Fuel Gauges"