Over the weekend we learned that GM had issued recalls for the 2013 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans, and at that time we had assumed that it only affected 65 of these vehicles in Canada because of an issue with the ignition. However, it seems as though that recall has been expanded to included 980 in the US.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made the decision to recall these vans because some owners had experienced an issue with the ignition, where they could remove the key while the shifter was in any selection and not just park, this could mean that the affected vehicles could rollaway.
The recall is to start on January 23, and will see GM replace the ignition cylinder and also the keys to go with them. If you are worried about your 2013 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana built between November and December then you should either contact GM on 1-866-996-9463, Chevrolet on 1-800-630-2438 or call NHTSA on 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153).
Update: It would seem that this recall has been known since the 14th January 2013 but was not known by many. Because this is just a small recall (nothing like this one) it is easy to understand why it would just slip by unnoticed, but any problem with a vehicle that leads to a recall is always a cause for concern.
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