Two major American auto makers have issued ignition switch recalls on thousands of vehicles. General Motors and Chrysler Motors have issued recall notices due to faulty ignition switches that may disable some major safety features.
The switch design flaw could lead to the ignition key moving from the “ON” position to the “ACC” position when the ignition housing is jarred or jostled. When the key moves to the ACC position, the vehicle could lose power, which can disable the engine, power steering, power brakes and airbags.
GM has issued a recall on over 3 million of their popular vehicles. The model years range from 2014 all the way back to 1997. At least 23 deaths have been attributed to the GM ignition switch flaw.
Chrysler has issued recall noticed on just over 1 million vehicles manufactured from 2005 to 2010. No injuries have been reported from the Chrysler ignition switch flaw.
This list will be updated as new ignition switch recalls are issued.
|CHEVROLET (GM)||Monte Carlo||2000-2007|
|CHRYSLER (CHRYSLER)||Town & Country||2007-2010|
|DODGE (CHRYSLER)||Grand Caravan||2008-2010|
|JEEP (CHRYSLER)||Grand Cherokee||2005-2008|
|PONTIAC (GM)||Grand Am||1999-2005|
|PONTIAC (GM)||Grand Prix||2004-2008|