Fire hazard probed in 21 models06/17/2008 | ConsumerAffairs
By Joe Benton
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has intensified a investigation of 21 models of General Motors trucks and SUVS manufactured between 2006 and 2008 because of the possibility of an engine compartment fire.
More than 2,700,000 GM trucks and SUVs are the subject of the the investigation because of the possibility that a fire might erupt inside the engine compartment, even when the ignition is turned off.
The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) at...
Ice formation in engine can cause problems02/19/2008 | ConsumerAffairs
Federal safety regulators are stepping up an investigation of the vehicle speed control system in 2004 and 2005 Chevrolet Aveos.
The Office of Defect Investigations (ODI) which is part of the National Highway traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has upgraded its evaluation of complaints which began October 19, 2007 about stuck throttles in the Aveo because of ice formation within the engine air intact tract.
The change, according to ODI, follows a safety recall by Gener...