General Motors (GM), one of the largest American automobile manufacturers recently issued a recall for faulty ignition defects affected more than 1.3 million GM vehicles including the following years and models: 2006-2007 Chevrolet HHR; 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt; 2005-2007 Pontiac G5; 2006-2007 Pontiac Solstice; 2003-2007 Saturn Ion; and 2007 Saturn Sky. This recall is a serious safety problem for these GM vehicles that is known to cause a system shutdown of the engine, electrical and airbag systems. There have been reports of airbags failing to deploy as well as the ignition switch moving from the run to the accessory position causing the engine to shutdown while the car is in operation. Driving over a bump or even a heavy keychain can trigger the electrical and engine shutdown.
GM has known of this safety issue for the last 10 years and there has been little action done to fix it. The auto manufacturer confirmed there has been a minimum of 13 deaths and 31 accidents that have resulted from this ignition defect. Only recently GM has started issuing official notification letters to their consumers notifying them of the recall. Even if a consumer does not receive a letter, they may still get their vehicle repaired pursuant to the recall.
Do you currently own or lease or have you previously owned or leased one of the GM vehicles being recalled? If so you may have a case against GM and be entitled to monetary compensation. Many people hire a qualified Lemon Law attorney to assist with and expedite a claim process and to increase the chance of a fair and just settlement against an auto manufacturer. Lemon Law attorneys should not ask you to pay for any legal fees up front.
Contact the Lemon Law Experts of Consumer Law Experts for a free case evaluation or to discuss your claim against GM. Call the Lemon Law Experts today at (855) 598-3982 or fill out a contact form.