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My GM car was recalled: Now what?

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WJBK - After announcing an additional 824,000 vehicles will be recalled, General Motors provided an infographic on its website detailing what to do if your vehicle has been recalled.

Desktop users can view a larger version of the infographic by clicking on the image to the right.

The 3-point check plan includes:

Step 1: Contact GM
If you have any questions about the recall, contact General Motors.
www.gmignitionupdate.com
Twitter: @GMCustomerSvc
1-800-222-1020

Step 2: Empty your keyring
Remove everything from your key ring except your car key.

Step 3: Talk to your dealer
Get in touch with your local GM dealer about when replacement parts will become available.

According to the infographic, parts will become available for the following vehicles April 7th:

  • Chevy Cobalt (2005)
  • Chevy Cobalt HHR (2006, 2007)
  • Pontiac G5 Pursuit (2005)
  • Pontiac G5 Pursuit Solstice (2006, 2007)
  • Saturn Ion (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
  • Saturn Ion Sky (2007)


According to the infographic, parts will become available for the following vehicles April 21st:

  • Chevy Cobalt HHR (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Chevy HHR (2011)
  • Pontiac G5 Solstice (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Saturn Sky (2008, 2009, 2010)

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