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General Motors expands recall website

  • General Motors (GM +0.3%) expands its website for owners of recalled vehicles to include all 20 of the models involved in the ignition switch issue.
  • The company also mailed a letter to 1.9M owners who haven't ordered new parts yet or brought their recalled vehicle to a dealer for repairs.
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  • tcbracing
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    Very proactive of them.
    19 Aug, 02:48 PM Reply Like
  • Capt Jack Daniels
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    Yes but come on now, one of my families vehicles has already received 2 separate notices of recall and in both of them they state the the vehicle has defective components but do not have the parts nor a solution for any type of repair or fix.

     

    Absolutely ridiculous when a month ago we got one notice but now another notice came. At first I thought okay maybe they finally have the parts to fix the first problem, but no, nope, more of that bs from Ren Cen about yet another defect another mention of how they don't have the parts to fix it nor any timetable as to when they might.

     

    The vehicle in addition to being poorly designed and having extremely bad blind spots in both side mirrors now apparently has transmission problems along with the brake problems they are still awaiting some type of parts for a fix?

     

    Personally I'm thinking they are just trying to cover their behinds and really have no great hurry nor intention to really correct anything and are probably hoping consumers turn in their vehicles or see about costly self fixes.
    19 Aug, 03:09 PM Reply Like
  • JDoe20
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    Nice to see the new GM is trying to do right by old GM recalls. The web site should help those owners and even if parts aren't available, I'm sure they are informing them whether the issue is critical or if there are ways to diminish the danger - like taking your bowling ball off of your key chain!

     

    I see good days and stock price ahead, say 12-18 months. Mean while, that nice dividend makes me feel warm and fuzzy!
    19 Aug, 03:33 PM Reply Like
  • Capt Jack Daniels
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    Sure Jdoe in our case we can simply not drive it to be safe.
    Sadly the vehicle is the chevy malibu which is nice except that the windshield wipers don't work well in providing visibility in even the most minute of rain and the ride has horribly yet fashionably designed side mirrors that while looking pleasing do not functionally work in order to see vehicles in order to change lanes. On top of that there is a brake issue with the vehicle and the brakes don't work as well as they should, but GM somehow doesn't have the parts to fix the brakes? Now on top of that there is an issue with the transmission and the likely chance that some cable may snap and render the vehicle not drive able oh and there is the issue of an anti freeze like smell. But yes, lets thank GM for finally saying something about the ignition after a good ten plus years and many deaths.
    GM do you think you could find the time to actually get the parts and or fix it?
    19 Aug, 04:35 PM Reply Like
  • funfun
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    What is the GM Webbed-Site called?

     

    youbetyourlifewithgm.com?

     

    Parodically posted…funfun..
    26 Aug, 12:43 PM Reply Like
  • JDoe20
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    Well obviously GM is handling the recall issue pretty well since almost 5M consumers have bought new GM vehicles in the first half of 2014.

     

    The skies are clearing and the new GM has a bright future for investors who can see the big picture. There are cap gains AND nice dividends to be had!
    27 Aug, 09:04 AM Reply Like
  • Capt Jack Daniels
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    What capital gains? most people who have owned GM have losses.
    27 Aug, 02:41 PM Reply Like
  • JDoe20
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    The stock market looks forward. Now a pe is the price divided by the . . . . .
    28 Aug, 08:43 AM Reply Like
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