Recent Topics
Why are old tools better?
by motor_oil_madman
11/21/17 07:41 AM
Mobil Delvac 5w40 - 10 Yr Engine Tear Down
by StevieC
11/21/17 06:35 AM
delo sae 30 & 40 CF/SL
by jakewells
11/21/17 06:22 AM
New generations of oils begin to take hold
by wemay
11/21/17 05:56 AM
I'm Reloading Less Than I Had Planned
by billt460
11/21/17 05:45 AM
White Marking Pen
by artbuc
11/21/17 04:03 AM
Thoughts on portable air tank 5 gallon for tires
by 901Memphis
11/21/17 03:16 AM
NEW AMAZON HD 10 FIRE TABLET BLACK FRIDAY SALE
by bmwjohn
11/21/17 12:57 AM
First oil change on '16 Camry.
by andyd
11/20/17 11:42 PM
It's that time of year...
by gregk24
11/20/17 10:04 PM
Cut open: Mobil 1 M212-A used 14,237 miles
by gonefishing
11/20/17 09:59 PM
greasing leaf springs to prevent rust?
by motor_oil_madman
11/20/17 09:17 PM
Red Line 15W50, 6k mi OCI, 75k mi, Cadillac CTS-V
by Emperors6
11/20/17 09:06 PM
Discount Tire Direct started Thanksgiving sales.
by dan_erickson
11/20/17 09:00 PM
Cleaning my 50's drill press
by JHZR2
11/20/17 08:46 PM
2011 Fusion 2.5, 17.1k mi UOA, PUP 0W20, Napa Plat
by SubieRubyRoo
11/20/17 08:30 PM
ATF-HP, can not fnd local
by Davej98092
11/20/17 08:29 PM
Control arm bushing washers
by PhuongFU
11/20/17 08:27 PM
Wrong oil in engine
by WmJ
11/20/17 08:18 PM
Anyone using RLI Bio Syn oil?
by Pajero
11/20/17 07:49 PM
Newest Members
WmJ, MJ90, Davej98092, pabloabarth, shore48
63462 Registered Users
Who's Online
69 registered (64bawagon, Brad_C, car51, Bandito440, 2004tdigls, bluesubie, 4 invisible), 1507 Guests and 13 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
63462 Members
66 Forums
274108 Topics
4555834 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
Topic Options
#3401022 - 06/18/14 09:51 PM Re: Another 3.16 Million GM Recall [Re: Falcon_LS]
artificialist Offline


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 8440
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Falcon_LS
Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
All I can say is, I'm glad they're taking it seriously now. I'll give GM credit for that.


I'm glad someone else looks at it the same way. Instead of hiding it under the bed sheets, they're taking responsibility for their actions in the past and doing something about it.

If they really cared that much, they would have gone back, and recalled most of their V6 engines that have weak intake manifold gaskets.
_________________________
2010 Lancer Ralliart Sportback

Top
#3401043 - 06/18/14 10:06 PM Re: Another 3.16 Million GM Recall [Re: tenderloin]
FetchFar Offline


Registered: 10/17/13
Posts: 831
Loc: Colorado
Strange: GM gets in trouble because thier ignition switches turn off the car while driving, and Toyota gets in trouble (runaway throttles) because their push-buttons they use DON'T allow you to turn the car off while driving that easily.
_________________________
'07 BMW 530xi N52 engine, E60 chassis, 255 hp
'11 Chevy Camaro LS, 3.6L V6, Zeta chassis, 312 hp
'40 Chevrolet Special Deluxe 2-Door Town Sedan

Top
#3401187 - 06/19/14 05:14 AM Re: Another 3.16 Million GM Recall [Re: FetchFar]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 18596
Loc: Sunny Florida
Originally Posted By: FetchFar
Strange: GM gets in trouble because thier ignition switches turn off the car while driving, and Toyota gets in trouble (runaway throttles) because their push-buttons they use DON'T allow you to turn the car off while driving that easily.


Interesting dichotomy, eh? And with 9 of the 13 reported incidents suggesting driver impairment in decade old car, too.

Absolute baloney as far as I'm concerned...
_________________________
"In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith."
J. William Fulbright
Best ET-12.79 @ 111 mph
4340 pounds, Street tires
Just like we go to Publix

Top
#3401226 - 06/19/14 07:12 AM Re: Another 3.16 Million GM Recall [Re: tenderloin]
supton Online   content


Registered: 11/09/08
Posts: 11041
Loc: NH
I don't know about being "complete" baloney but it does underscore how many things have to go wrong. Bad switch, too many keys on the ring, bad driver and bad luck. Remove any one of them, and voila! no incidents.
_________________________
2011 Toyota Camry, base, 2.5L/6MT, 149k, hers
2010 Toyota Tundra DC, 4.6L/6AT, 139k, ours
1999 Toyota Camry LE, 2.2L/4AT, 167k, his

Top
#3401499 - 06/19/14 12:58 PM Re: Another 3.16 Million GM Recall [Re: tenderloin]
Win Offline


Registered: 02/05/03
Posts: 4313
Loc: Arkansas
I'll say this for them - they're persistent to the point of driving me batty with recall notices on the ignition cylinder for the Solstice.

They've sent at least two letters to the lake house, which is the address I used for the purchase of the car.

They've figured out I have another address for the other Pontiacs, and have sent letters there.

The other day I got an e mail about it.

Now, I'm getting postcards from the dealer about the recall.

I think it's been almost two years since the car has moved from the garage, so I don't have much interest in getting it out just for this recall (GM knows this too - the OnStar subscription is still active).

Particularly when the switch works just fine.

I understand erring on the side of caution, but this seems really overblown.
_________________________
09 Torrent 3.6 V6 M1 0/40
09 Solstice 2.4 I4 Fram 5/30
08 G8 3.6 V6 Fram 5/30
04 Xj8 4.2 V8 Hav 5/40
99 S-10 2.2 I4 RECOVERED
94 Xj12 6.0 V12

Top
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3