Common Engine Problems

Ignition Switch Safety Recall

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In February, 2014, General Motors recalled 1.6 million vehicles because of a faulty ignition switch that has been linked to the deaths of 13 people. To make matters worse, the company may have known about the defect for over a decade.

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Cracked Intake Manifold

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A cracked intake manifold gasket is allowing coolant to leak in many Pontiac engines. But is DexCool to blame?…

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Where Engine Complaints Happen

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

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G8 Ignition Switch Recalls

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GM's hasn't woken up from their ignition switch nightmare just yet. Almost 47,000 Chevrolet Caprice and Pontiac G8 cars have ignition switches that can move out of position inadvertently. As was the case with the massive recall earlier this … continue reading