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General Motors Recalls over 217,000 Vehicles

November 30, 2020   |   Posted by: Begum Law Group
GM headquarters

Transmission oil leaks in GM vehicles across the U.S and Canada have caused the automaker to recall over 217,000 vehicles. This recall affects certain models and versions of the 2018 through 2020 GM lineup. Popular models such as the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, 2018-2019 Chevrolet Cruze, and Buick LaCrosse make up the majority of the recall. However, some other Buick, Cadillac, GMC, and Chevrolet models are also affected. (Full list below.)

According to the government report released by GM, two bolts may be missing from the stop-start mechanism of these cars and SUVs. These missing parts are causing fluid to leak. So far, the company claims there have been no reported crashes, fires, or injuries related to this defect. If you have one of the affected vehicles, you can take it to your local dealership. Your dealer will replace the bolts if they are missing at no cost to owners. Be sure to do this as soon as possible. Having fluid leak from your vehicle can lead to a number of mechanical malfunctions or even combustion if left unrepaired. Owners of affected vehicles can expect to receive notice of the issue starting in mid-December

Affected Vehicles

2018 Chevrolet Malibu.
2018-2019 Chevrolet Cruze.
2018-2020 Chevrolet Equinox.
2018-2020 Chevrolet Traverse.
2019-2020 Chevrolet Blazer.
2018-2019 Buick LaCrosse.
2019-2020 Buick Encore.
2019-2020 Buick Enclave.
2018-2020 GMC Terrain.
2019-2020 GMC Acadia.
2019-2020 Cadillac XT4.
2019-2020 Cadillac XT6.

If you are unsure if your vehicle has been affected, you can look up the vehicle’s status using its VIN code, here.

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