GM Announces Another Major Recall Before Testimony

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General Motors announced Monday that it’s recalling more than 1.3 million vehicles that may experience a sudden loss of electric power steering. GM’s new recall comes after 2.6 million vehicles were recalled earlier this year for ignition switch problems linked to 13 deaths.

GM models involved in the new recall include Chevy Malibus, HHRs and Cobalts, Saturn Auras and IONs and Pontiac G6s from model years 2004 to 2010. GM says it will replace the vehicles’ power steering motors, steering columns, power steering motor control units or a combination of the above free of charge, depending on the vehicle.

The 2004-2007 Saturn ION, 2009-2010 Chevrolet HHR and the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt were also included in the earlier ignition switch recall. Ignition switches on those vehicles and others were able to be jostled out of the “run” position by heavy key rings, shutting off engines, power brakes and steering while…

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