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GM recalls nearly 69,000 vehicles to prevent 'roll-away' problems

GasBuddy Blog -- Is it my imagination or are there simply a lot more automobile recalls these days than years ago?

Now GM says some of their 2013 model vehicles might not be where you think you left them parked... They could simply roll away. And that includes some pricy wheels like the Cadillac Escalade (figure between $63,000 and $77,000).

The recall affects certain 2013 models of the Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Avalanche and Express. Also included are the GMC Sierra, Savana and Yukon as well as the Cadillac Escalade, according to the Detroit Free Press.

GM says the vehicles may have been built with faulty park lock cables or malformed steering column lock gears. The vehicles can be shifted out of park even if...


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Submitted Jan 12, 2013 By: PD
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Ray_10589
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 9:40:18 PM

I like GM Caddy's
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Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 11:11:46 PM

to honda. there is nothing wrong with expecting a high priced car to act like4 a high priced car. GM makes junk and relies on buy american to keep itself in business.
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 11:04:05 PM

#43: that's b/c you're looking at one of the GB employee blogs.
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Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 11:11:04 AM

Same old story.
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garynga
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 9:40:19 AM

Gov Motors workers just keep messing up.....
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Number43
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2013 11:59:37 AM

way too old news.
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Number43
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Why can't they just build it rightthe first time.
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honda0105
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trying to be (for once) pro-active?
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:45:45 PM

Three day old news.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:34:59 PM

Whoa Nellie!!
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:28:12 PM

Another back to the drawing board...
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:24:44 PM

Government JUNK,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:24:17 PM

I was wondering why my car was not where I thought I parked it. See I am not getting old.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:17:40 PM

Recalls are an important part of quality control.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:14:08 PM

just trying to keep up with Toyota
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Doing the right thing.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:09:44 PM

keep it going
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:09:24 PM

Thanks GM for Stepping Up
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:09:01 PM

On and on it goes.
One recall after another.
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Glad it was not more vehicles.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 4:04:43 PM

GM is doing the right thing
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Keep at it.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:57:52 PM

good lets keep things safe
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:55:30 PM

old news
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:54:59 PM

Thats a scary one.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:52:54 PM

lets hear them get as much press as Toyota did about their recall
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Glad they caught it.
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No congressional hearings to be raked over the coals, like Toyota?
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gov' motors or not. 2 million jobs were saved and more are coming.
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On news
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Government Motors at it again.
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Two days later, we still have this article about union-made Government Motors cars.
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More of our tax dollars wasted.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:30:59 PM

My car was there a minute ago...
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:29:37 PM

they need to fine gm for this problem.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:28:57 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:26:38 PM

old news....hey go catch that caddy !
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:23:15 PM

Wooooops. How did that get through QA?
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A very serious defect.
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real nice good job GM
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:14:23 PM

Is this POOR quality control or WHAT?? Where were these parts made and from which assembly plant did they come from ???
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Not bad for government work.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:07:51 PM

$77,000 for a sofa car on stilts?

The roll-away wheels kinda make it sporty, I guess.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 3:05:56 PM

GM recalls nearly 69,000 vehicles to prevent 'roll-away' problems, fix ASAP and get the vehicles back on the road in correct working order. This is Not good when your vehicle rolls away and you did not know about it.
Better Quality Control and craftsmanship are in order at this auto company.
And, you can always use the 'parking brake' when parking.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
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This is so last week!
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Nice Job Government Motors.
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Not good for GM
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 2:55:25 PM

dangerous problems here
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 2:53:07 PM

Do it right the first time.

[Edited by: stevencr at 1/14/2013 3:53:22 PM EST]
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ok
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