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mastermariner

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 12:45:23 PM

DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors is recalling nearly 69,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and vans worldwide because they can roll away unexpectedly.
The recall affects certain 2013 models of the Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Avalanche and Express. Also included are the GMC Sierra, Savana and Yukon as well as the Cadillac Escalade.
GM says the vehicles may have been built with faulty park lock cables or malformed steering column lock gears. The vehicles can be shifted out of park even if the ignition key is in the off position or removed. GM says about one in 1,000 of the vehicles has the problem, and most haven't been sold yet.
The company says it knows of no crashes or injuries caused by the problem.
The recall includes almost 55,000 vehicles in the U.S. and another 14,000 in Canada, Mexico
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Tacodan
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 9:23:49 PM

government motors ...................
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bston
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:19:40 PM

GM has a recall this week; next it will be a different manufacturer.
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:54:39 AM

Bankruptcy is next.
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millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:42:50 AM

Hopefully it'll bring more safety on the roads.
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 2:04:37 AM

And GM wants to build cars in Russia. Wonder how many recalls that would produce.
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 2:00:05 AM

not good for those GM owners
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CVA19
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 1:06:05 AM

Not good.
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MN1
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 12:21:47 AM

GM's been having this problem since 2009 and still can't get it right... pathetic.
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RAE344
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 12:17:30 AM

Not really suprised by not hearing about this. The mainstream media loves our president can not bear to print anything bad about him.
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Grizdad
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 9:55:03 PM

No surprise if the boozers and smokers are back on the line...
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truvoice1
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 9:22:16 PM

Ah, yes, the new 'Government Motors'! Bringing you a shoddily built, second class, run of the mill vehicle while the rank and file of the UAW and their fat cat union bosses bath in the dollars stolen from we taxpayers. Its a shame that all of those retirees and seniors that invested in GM stock for their retirement now have nothing to show for it. I predict that GM will face bankruptcy again by the end of the decade; and this next time let them go through the court system like they should of in the first place. Better yet, let them go belly up; we don't need their inferior products anyway!
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BuckyTJones
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 9:16:22 PM


GM will never have anything to worry about. Remember they are too big to fail. They have a guardian angle watching over them. Uncle Sam.
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 7:49:09 PM

how about news GM CARS
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JDchefF
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 6:33:19 PM

More great news from GM! Glad our bail out money went to good use!
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skinsfan125
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 6:19:42 PM

like knight rider.
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Taxrefugee
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 6:10:09 PM

More like our government in "action"
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LostInNY
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 5:42:47 PM

smells like Toyota-gate to me
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 5:37:30 PM

Are they not checking these vehicles before it leaves ??
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Zuegma
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 5:19:34 PM

Gee... It doesn't seem GM has got back to the quality control standards it had before it even needed a bail out.
Mind you, I'm not sure a lot of the hype lauded by manifacturers' claim on their efficacy on enhanced QC is real either.
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thizben
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 4:35:20 PM

oopsie
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schvanda63
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 3:45:39 PM

Funny how these are all their "high profit" vehicles. Supposedly "higher quality" for the price. What a joke.
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gizbo123
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 3:35:03 PM

I thought the tax payer money would include brakes?
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 2:19:19 PM

more uaw quality
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1970vette
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 2:09:33 PM

now what
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Discovery02
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 2:07:12 PM

Need to check what gear the vehicle is in before you leave it.
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amoshins
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 2:04:59 PM

oh man - don't catch up to Toyota
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djwhit
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 2:03:54 PM

TO BAD GM..........PAY UP......AND PAY US BACK.........
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Skunk63
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 1:16:37 PM

Uh oh.
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YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 1:13:21 PM

You would think all automakers would have this one figured out by now.
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ErnieK9LO
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 1:06:43 PM

Yes and we were saving GM who builds funky cars.
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bicycler
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 12:59:58 PM

I am glad I do not own a car made by Gumup Motors
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YaBassa
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 12:54:13 PM

Be proactive GM! What supplier makes steering columns?
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