General Motors issued four recalls covering 2.4 million cars and trucks on Tuesday. That brings GM to a total of 29 recalls of 13.6 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. Here are the 10 largest U.S. recalls the company has announced this year.
— 2.4 million midsize cars because the brake light wires can corrode, causing the lights to fail. Includes 2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura.
— 2.2 million small cars for defective ignition switches. The recall (which totals 2.6 million worldwide), includes the 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5; 2003-2007 Saturn Ion; and 2006-2007 Chevrolet HHR, Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky, and any newer models from 2008-2011 that got the switches as replacement parts.
— 2.2 million small cars to replace ignition lock cylinders so drivers can't remove their keys while the engine is running. Affects the same vehicles involved in the ignition switch recall.
— 1.3 million small and midsize cars because the electronic power assist can stop working. Includes the 2004-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, 2009-2010 Chevrolet HHR and 2008-2009 Saturn Aura.
— 1.3 million crossovers because the front safety lap belt cables can wear down and separate over time. Includes the 2009-2014 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook.
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