Threat of Fires Causes GM to Recall 1.5M Cars | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, Esquire The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced that General Motors is recalling nearly 1.5 million passenger sedans manufactured between 1997 and 2003.  According to CNN, “the problem involves a potential for oil to leak on the exhaust manifold during hard braking. When a car operates under normal conditions, the manifold can get very hot.”  The abnormal heating can lead to fires.  “The recall covers certain mid- and full-size passenger sedans under GM’s Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile and Pontiac brands.”  Owners and dealers of the recalled vehicles will be notified soon so that alterations…

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