GM Will Repair Recalled Pontiac Vibes

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Pontiac Vibe will be included in the recent massive Toyota recall, with work being done by GM dealerships.

The Pontiac Vibe and the Toyota Matrix share major components, one of which includes the affected cable in to the airbag. According to the American automaker, about 40,500 Vibe vehicles from the 2009-2010 model years will be recalled and GM will service those customers as soon as Toyota supplies the parts.

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Earlier, Toyota announced that 1.3 million vehicles will be recalled for a spiral cable that could be damaged by turning the steering wheel. If the cable is damaged, the air bag might not deploy in an accident.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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