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2010 Pontiac Vibe recall

Pontiac Recall : Sticking Accelerator Pedal

2010 Pontiac Vibe

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The accelerator pedal may become hard to depress, slow to return to idle, or, in the worst case, mechanically stuck in a partially depressed position, increasing the risk of a crash.

Vehicle Speed Control — Accelerator Pedal

Summary
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2009 and 2010 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. Due to the manner in which the friction lever interacts with the sliding surface of the accelerator pedal inside the pedal sensor assembly, the sliding surface of the lever may become smooth during vehicle operation. In this condition, if condensation occurs on the surface, as may occur from heater operation (without A/C) when the pedal assembly is cold, the friction when the accelerator pedal is operated may increase, which may result in the accelerator pedal becoming harder to depress, slower to return, or, in the worst case, mechanically stuck in a partially depressed position.
Actions
Dealers will install a reinforcement bar in the accelerator pedal which will allow the pedal to operate smoothly. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin early February and be completed in late April 2010. Owners may contact Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668 or at the owner center at www.gmownercenter.com.
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Date Announced
JAN 21, 2010
Vehicles Affected
70,806
NHTSA Campaign #
10V018000
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