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Pontiac Recall 10282: Engine Stalling

2006 Pontiac Vibe

There are a variety of warnings and consequences associated with the defect. The engine warning lamp could be illuminated, harsh shifting could result, the engine may not start, or the engine could shut off while the vehicle is being driven. An engine shutoff while the vehicle is being driven increases the risk of a crash.

Engine And Engine Cooling

Summary
GM is recalling certain model year 2005-2008 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. The engine control module (ECM) for the subject models equipped with the 1zz-fe (LV6) engine and two-wheel drive may have been improperly manufactured. There is a possibility that a crack may develop at certain solder points or on varistors on the circuit board.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the production number of the ECM and replace the ECM if necessary. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on February 8, 2011. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-620-7668.
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Date Announced
AUG 26, 2010
Vehicles Affected
161,754
Pontiac Recall #
10282
NHTSA Campaign #
10V387000
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