GM Recall for Defective Parking Break Fire Risk
General Motors is in the process of recalling hundreds of thousands of vehicles as the result of a defective parking brake that has the potential to cause a fire.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the vehicles impacted include the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala and 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS. With a total of 221,558 included, this is yet another recall that has put the company in a bad light.
At this time the company is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the defective parking brake, but is aware that this could be an issue moving forward.
In some vehicles, the parking brake indicator light will not come on when the brake is retracted.
General Motors, among many other automakers, continues to recall vehicles for a variety of problems. Anybody who has been injured as the result of a defective auto part may wish to consult with us regarding their rights. You may be able to seek compensation for injuries and other damages.
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