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New Information on the GM Recall Could Mean Danger for Drivers

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We have just received more information on the General Motor's ignition switch recall, a problem that seems to be growing more serious by the day.

After more than 31 accidents, 13 deaths and 1.6 million vehicles that need to be recalled, GM has issued a public apology for this ignition switch problem and the potential danger facing drivers.

According to GM, the weight of a heavy key ring on a bumpy road is enough to affect the switch, but loosing power means more than loosing speed. It also means power breaks and steering will be disabled. This includes live saving airbags if you're involved in a crash.

GM is notifying vehicles in the recall to bring their car in to have the ignitioN switch replaced at no charge. The problem is, they don't have enough parts, and GM has yet to create a time line of when they will be ready.

If you have one of the vehicles involved with this recall, its being advised that you remove as much weight from your keys as possible to avoid any future problems, until you can get your ignition switch fixed.

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