GM halts certain Cadillac sales; No fix for recall yet

|By:, SA News Editor

GM (NYSE:GM) has told its dealers to stop selling some Cadillac models because a fix in not yet in place for its defective ignition switch.

The recall was issued on July 2 and updated July 8 after it was discovered that the vehicle's engine can shut off if the driver's knee bumps the ignition key. Total Cadillacs in the U.S. being taken back for the fix is estimated at ~554k.

"The order is still in effect for the foreseeable future," says GM spokesman Alan Adler. "GM engineers are looking at one common solution for all the recalled Cadillacs, but they don't have it yet."