GM recalls more than 3.6 million vehicles for ignition, air bag problems

General Motors, LLC is recalling more than 3.6 million vehicles due to safety concerns regarding ignition systems and air bags. Here's the rundown: 2005-09 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-11 Buick Lucerne, 2000-05 Cadillac DeVille, 2006-11 Cadillac DTS, 2006-14 Chevrolet Impala & 2006-07 Chevrolet Monte Carlo No. recalled: 3,141,731 Reason: Weight on the key ring and road conditions -- or some other jarring event -- may cause the ignition switch to be knocked out of the run position and turn off the engine, power steering and power braking, increasing the risk of a collision. What's more, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury. Info: GM's number for this recall is 14299. A notification schedule has yet to be released for a fix, which will be completed at no charge to vehicle owners. For information, call Buick at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006 or Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. 2010-2014 Chevrolet Camaro No. recalled: 464,712 Reason: If the driver accidentally hits the ignition key with his or her knee, the key may get knocked out of the run position, possibly turning off the off the engine, power steering and power braking, increasing the risk of a collision. Additionally, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury. Info: GM's number for this recall is 14294. The company has yet to provide a notification schedule. Until the recall repairs have been performed, drivers should adjust their seat and steering column to allow clearance between their knee and the ignition key. For information, call Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze No. recalled: 29,019 Reason: An incorrect part may have been included in the manufacturing of the driver's front air bag inflator. If that is the case, the inflator my rupture and the air bag may bot deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Info: GM's number for this recall is 14305 and GM has not yet released a notification schedule. When they do occur, the repairs will be made for free. For information, call Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. Learn more about these and other recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or www.safercar.gov.
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