2005 Pontiac GRAND AM Electrical System Ignition Recall

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2005 Pontiac GRAND AM Electrical System Ignition Recall

 NHTSA Recall #104553
NHTSA Compaign #14V400000
MFG Compaign #14350
 ManufacturerGeneral Motors LLC
 SupplierPONTIAC
 BrandPONTIAC
 ModelGRAND AM
 Model Year2005
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
 Date of notification08/09/14
 Begin date of manufacuring02/03/24
 End date of manufacturing02/03/24
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received03/07/14
 Report created07/07/14
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units5877718
 Defect summaryThis defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General motors llc (gm) notified the agency on july 3, 2014, that they are recalling 5,877,718 model year 2000-2005 chevrolet impala and monte carlo, 1997-2003 chevrolet malibu, 2004-2005 malibu classic, 1999-2004 oldsmobile alero, 1998-2002 oldsmobile intrigue, 1999-2005 pontiac grand am and 2004-2008 pontiac grand prix vehicles. In these models, the weight on the key ring and/or road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
 Consequence summaryIf the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
 Corrective actionGm will notify owners, and dealers will install two key rings and an insert in the key slot or a cover over the key head on all ignition keys, free of charge. The recall began on september 9, 2014. Gm's number for this recall is 14350.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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