BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — General Motors is expanding a recall on cars with a defect blamed for several deaths. The automaker originally announced the recall affected about 800,000 vehicles and the problem involved six deaths. Now, GM says it includes 1.37 million cars built from 2003-2007 and involves 13 deaths. The recall is intended to correct an ignition switch problem that can cause the key to move into the accessory or off position.
It already involved Chevrolet Cobalt’s and Pontiac G5’s and Pursuit’s. Now Saturn Ion’s, Chevrolet HHR’s and the Pontiac Solstice and Sky models have been added to the list.
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