GM recalls 3.2M more US cars for ignition problems

GM recalls 3.2M more US cars for ignition problems

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DETROIT (WJBK) - General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. because of ignition switch problems.

GM spokesman Alan Alder tells Fox 2 the list of vehicles currently recalled is as follows:

 - 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse
 - 2006-2013 Chevrolet Impala
 - 2014 Impala for rental car companies (but not for retail consumers)
 - 2000-2005 Cadillac Deville
 - 2004-2011 Cadillac DTS
 - 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne
 - 2004-2005 Buick Regal LS and GS
 - 2006-2008 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

The company says it will change or replace the keys on the cars from the 2000 to 2014 model years.

GM says the switches can unexpectedly move out of the "run" position if the cars are jarred, such as by going over railroad tracks or a pothole. That can shut off the engines and disable power steering.

The recall is part of a GM review of ignition switches after the company recalled 2.6 million older small cars earlier this year for a similar problem.

GM also is recalling 166,000 other cars for a series of problems.

And the company raised its expected second-quarter charge for recall expenses to $700 million.

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