Wednesday, April 7, 2010

In six million GM cars were found problems with brakes

In six million GM cars were found problems with brakes.jpg   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration USA (NHTSA) opened an investigation into complaints of motorists on the problems with the brakes on pickups and SUVs of Concern GM. On suspicion of a defect brake system were about 6.2 million cars built between 1999 and 2003.

   Employees NHTSA received 110 complaints about the deterioration of the braking system on the GM cars, and in three cases, the failure led to the accident. In addition, 37 cases of brake failure were confirmed by results of testing of machinery dealer.

   According to the GM, their specialists are now actively cooperating with NHTSA to determine the possible causes of the defect. If this problem would be defective, then of General Motors faces one of the largest in its history reviews.

   The situation surrounding GM is developing on the background of the scandal with the Japanese company, Toyota, which was forced to withdraw nearly nine million vehicles because of problems with the gas pedal sinks. On Monday, U.S. Department of Transportation has filed a Japanese automaker a fine of more than 16 million dollars for the fact that Toyota is not reported to the authorities in time of the defect.


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