Complete List of Recalled GM Cars – 2014

It’s hard to compileMalibu 2006 a complete list of recalled GM cars in 2014. As of August 20, 2014, GM had recalled some 29.2 million cars. Some 16 million have been recalled for ignition switch problems. In late July, the recall included Camaro, Equinox, Caprice, Regal, Malibu  (pictured here) and more,  all cars GM built after it emerged from bankruptcy. The company has in 2014 now recalled more than three times the total number of cars it sold in the past three years. Multiple GM lawsuits have been filed as a result.

Complete List of Recalled GM Cars – 2014

Here is a complete list of every recalled GM vehicle in 2014 through August 20, listed in chronological order along with the recall reason:

Jan. 12:  Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickups

Problem: Exhaust components can overheat and cause a fire.

Jan. 22: Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Trax and Tracker

Problem: Fuel line connector can leak and increase fire risk.

Feb. 19: Transmission

Models affected: 2014 Buick Enclave, LaCrosse, Regal and Verano; Chevrolet Cruze, Impala, Malibu and Traverse; GMC Acadia

Problem: Transmission cable can disconnect from the shift lever and the vehicle can roll away.

Feb. 24:  Ignition Switch

Models affected: 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5 and Pursuit; 2003-2007 Saturn ION; 2006-2007 Chevrolet HHR; 2006-2007 Pontiac Solstice; 2007 Saturn Sky, Open/Vauxhall GT, Daewoo G2X

Problem: Ignition switch flaw can cause the vehicle to shut off unexpectedly, disabling safety features and power steering and braking.

March 16: Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2013-2014 Cadillac XTS

Problem: Brake system part can dislodge, potentially triggering corrosion, a short circuit and fire.

Dashboard Design

Models affected: 2009-2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana

Problem: Dashboard design can increase the risk of injury in some crashes.

Airbag & Seatbelt

Models affected: 2008-2013 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Saturn Outlook

Problem: Design flaw can cause the side-impact air bag and seat belt restraint to malfunction in a crash.

March 27: Ignition Switch

Models affected: 2008-2011 Chevrolet HHR; 2008-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5 and Solstice, Saturn Sky and Opel GT; 2008-2009 Daewoo G2X

Problem: Ignition switch recall expanded to additional vehicles.

Stability Control

Models affected: 2014 Cadillac ELR

Problem: Electronic stability control, which reduces the risk of rollover crashes, can turn off without warning.

Axle

Models affected: Some 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze

Problem: Axle half shaft can fracture, cutting off power to one of the wheels.

Fire Risk

Models affected: Some 2014 Chevrolet Sierra and Silverado; 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL

Problem: An improperly sealed transmission line can leak, causing a fire risk.

March 30: Power Steering

Models affected: 2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu Maxx and Pontiac G6; 2004-2007 Saturn ION; 2008-2009 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura; 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt; 2009-2010 Chevrolet HHR

Problem: Unexpected loss of power steering can lead to a crash.

April 8: Ignition Cylinder 

Models affected: 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR, 2003-2010 Pontiac G5, 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2003-2007 Saturn ION, 2007-2010 Saturn Sky

Problem: Ignition cylinder flaw can cause the key to unexpectedly fall out.

April 18: Airbag Failure

Models affected: 2009-2010 Pontiac Vibe

Problem: A part manufactured and recalled by Toyota was used in some Vibe steering columns and could cause the airbag to disconnect and fail to deploy.

April 23: Accelerator

Models affected: 2013 Cadillac SRX

Problem: A programming error can cause a three to four second delay in acceleration.

Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD

Problem: Fuel pipes may be improperly connected, which can cause a fire.

April 28: Fuel Gauge

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave

Problem: Fuel gauge may be inaccurate by as much as a quarter tank, so the vehicle can unexpectedly run out of fuel.

Transmission

Models affected: 2007-2008 Saturn Aura

Problem: Transmission cable can disconnect, causing the vehicle to roll away.

May 6: Brakes

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse

Problem: Vehicle brake rotors can detach, limiting braking capacity.

May 12: Brakes

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Problem: Hydraulic braking can malfunction, requiring additional braking effort and a longer distance to stop the vehicle.

Steering

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Light Duty; 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

Problem: Steering system’s tie rod end can disconnect, leaving the driver unable to steer.

May 13: Lights, Wipers, Brake lights

Models affected: 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette

Problem: Wiring flaw can cause the low-beam headlights to fail to illuminate.

Windshield Wipers

Models affected: 2014 Cadillac CTS

Problem: Windshield wipers may fail, leaving the driver unable to see and more likely to crash.

Brake Lights

Models affected: 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, 2005-2007 Pontiac G6, 2007-2010 Saturn Aura

Problem: Wiring flaw can cause brake lights to fail, and disable other safety features.

May 15: Airbag

Models affected: 2015 Cadillac Escalade

Problem: Improperly installed passenger airbag could cause the airbag to only partially deploy.

May 18: Transmission, Seat belt, Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Malibu, 2005-2008 Pontiac G6

Problem: Transmission cable can disconnect, causing the vehicle to roll away.

Seat belt

Models affected: 2009-2010 Saturn Outlook, 2009-2014 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave

Problem: Seat belt cable can wear out and may not provide restraint in case of a crash.

Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD

Problem: Part of the electrical system can disconnect from the vehicle and cause a fire

May 20: Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Aveo, 2005-2008 Pontiac Wave and G3

Problem: Headlight switch can overheat and cause a fire.

Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Optra

Problem: Headlight switch can overheat and cause a fire.

Seat

Models affected: 2011-2012 Chevrolet Camaro; 2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain; 2011-2012 Buick Regal and LaCrosse; and 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX

Problem: A part can break off the power-adjustable seats. If that happens, the seat height can’t locked into place.

Seats

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Caprice and SS; 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado LD and HD; 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS; 2014 Cadillac CTS and ELR; 2013-2014 Buick Encore; and 2014-2015 GMC Sierra LD and HD

Problem: Seats may not be properly attached due to improper welding.

Power Steering

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Impala

Problem: An electrical issue could cause the power steering to malfunction when the vehicle is started.

Roof Carrier

Models affected: 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban and GMC Yukon and Yukon Denali

Problem: Incorrect nuts may have been used to attach the roof carrier.

May 22: Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2004-2008 Suzuki Forenza, 2005-2008 Suzuki Reno

Problem: Headlight switch can overheat and cause a fire.

Jun 10: Door Issue

Models affected: 2014 Buick LaCrosse

Problem: Wiring that connects electrical features in the driver’s side door, including windows and door warning chime, can corrode and malfunction.

Transmission

Models affected: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

Problem: Transmission turbine shaft can fracture, leaving vehicle unable to shift into higher gears.

Seat belt

Models affected: 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 Convertible

Problem: Seat belt tensioner could break and may not provide restraint in case of a crash.

June 12: Key Problem

Models affected: 2010-2014 Chevrolet Camaro

Problem: Key can be bumped out of run position while driving. GM says this is unrelated to ignition switch issues with other vehicles.

June 15: Ignition Switch

Models affected: 2005-2009 Buick Lacrosse; 2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala; 2000-2005 Cadillac Deville; 2007-2011 Cadillac DTS; 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne; 2005 Buick Regal LS and GS; 2006-2007 Chevy Monte Carlo

Problem: Ignition switch flaw can cause vehicle to shut off unexpectedly, disabling safety features and power steering and braking.

Floor Mats

Models affected: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra

Problem: Floor mats are unsecured and can slide out of position.

Air Bag

Models affected: Some 2014 Chevrolet Corvette with Competition Sport Seats

Problem: Passenger seat side air bag may not deploy properly.

Air Bag

Models affected: 2011 Cadillac AWD CTS

Problem: Gasket leak can lead to unintended roof rail air bag deployment.

Power Steering, Braking

Models affected: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 HD, 2015 GMC Sierra 2500, 2015 GMC Sierra 3500 HD

Problem: Hose failure can cause loss of power steering and braking.

Shifting

Models affected: 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS and 2014 Cadillac CTS

Problem: Shift cable can disconnect and driver may be unable to shift gears.

June 29:  Key Problem

Models affected: 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu; 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrique; 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero; 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am; 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo; 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix

Problem: Key can be bumped out of run position while driving.

Key Problem

Models affected: 2003-2013 Cadillac CTS; some models of the 2014 Cadillac CTS; and 2004-2006 Cadillac SRX

Problem: Key can be bumped out of run position while driving.

Engine Block Insulation

Models affected: 2011-2014 Chevrolet Cruze; 2012-2014 Chevrolet Sonic; and 2013-2014 Chevrolet Trax and Buick Encore and Verano

Problem: Engine block heater power cord insulation can be damaged in cold weather.

Superhold

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and Impala, Buick Regal and Cadillac XTS

Problem: An important fastener known as the “superhold” may not be properly tightened.

Fire Hazard

Models affected: 2007-2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD

Problem: The electrical system in vehicles equipped with an auxiliary battery may overheat and cause a fire.

Power Locks, Windows

Models affected: 2005-2007 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7x; 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL

Problem: An electrical short can disable the power door lock and window switches.

July 17: Steering

Models affected: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Spark

Problem: Loose bolts in the front suspension could cause the loss of steering.

July 20: Turn Signal Bulb

Models affected: 2011-2013 Buick Regal and 2013 Chevrolet Malibu

Problem: Driver is not warned when one bulb in a turn signal burns out. This warning would give drivers time to have the bulb replaced before the second bulb burns out.

July 21: Power seats, Steering, Roof Carrier

Models affected: 2011-2012 Chevrolet Camaro; 2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain; 2011-2012 Buick Regal and LaCrosse; and 2010-2012 Cadillac SRX

Problem: A part can break off the power-adjustable seats. If that happens, the seat height can’t locked into place.

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Caprice and SS; 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado LD and HD; 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS; 2014 Cadillac CTS and ELR; 2013-2014 Buick Encore; and 2014-2015 GMC Sierra LD and HD

Problem: Seats may not be properly attached due to improper welding.

Power Steering

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Impala

Problem: An electrical issue could cause the power steering to malfunction when the vehicle is started.

Roof Carrier

Models affected: 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban and GMC Yukon and Yukon Denali

Problem: Incorrect nuts may have been used to attach the roof carrier.

August 8: Key Issue

Models affected: 2002-2004 Saturn Vue SUVs from the 2002 through 2004 model years. Problem: GM says keys can be removed when ignitions are not in the “off” position. The problem is linked to two crashes and one injury.

Seat Belt

Models affected: 2013 Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Trax in Canada and Buick Encore cars and SUVs from the 2013 model year.

Problem: In some of the vehicles, the front lap belts may not lock properly, allowing people to move in a crash. Dealers will replace the belt pretensioners. GM doesn’t know of any crashes, but it has told dealers not to sell the vehicles until repairs are done.

Rear Latch

Models affected: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impalas from 2014 and 2015.

Problem: On some LT and LTZ models, the front console storage door may not latch properly in a rear crash. Dealers will replace the latch. The company knows of no crashes or injuries, but it’s ordering dealers to hold the cars until repairs can be made.

Front Lighting

Models affected: 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS sedans.

Problem: Front lighting. These cars were all exported from the U.S.

Suspension

Models affected: 2014 Chevrolet Spark mini cars.

Problem: Lower control arm bolts in the suspensions may not be tightened to specifications. Owners have been told to have their cars transported to dealerships for inspection and tightening. No crashes reported.

Brake Fluid

Models affected: 2009-2010 Chevrolet Aveo subcompacts; 2009 Pontiac G3 subcompacts; 2007 Chevrolet Optra in Canada.

Problem: A brake fluid issue could lead to longer brake pedal travel and reduced brake performance. GM knows of no crashes or injuries.

August 20: Wiring

Models affected: 2013-2014 Buick Encore all-wheel-drive vehicles manufactured August 23, 2012, to September 9, 2013; Verano vehicles manufactured August 8, 2012, to June 20, 2013; Chevrolet Cruze vehicles manufactured August 7, 2012, to August 16, 2013; 2012-2014 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured May 10, 2011, to August 16, 2012 equipped with a Calix oil pan/block heater.

Problem: In cold temperatures, the insulation on the engine block heater cord can become damaged, allowing the wires to be exposed.

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