GM Recalls Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5, Saturn Ion Due to Fire Hazard

General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for the following models:

  • 2006-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt’s
  • 2007 Pontiac G5’s
  • 2006-2007 Saturn Ion

NHTSA says in its alert: “General Motors is recalling certain model year 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the states of Arizona and Nevada; and model year 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5 and Saturn Ion vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada and Texas.

The plastic supply or return port on the modular reservoir assembly may crack. If either of these ports develops a crack, fuel will leak from the area. If the crack becomes large enough, fuel may be observed dripping onto the ground and vehicle performance may be affected.”

General Motors has provided phone numbers for consumers to call if they have additional questions or concerns. Chevrolet owners can call 800-630-2438; Saturn owners can call 800-972-8876; and Pontiac owners can call 800-620-7668. Or, owners of the affected vehicles can log on to for additional information.

Read the full NHTSA Alert

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  1. I have a 2009 Pontiac G5. I went through a Tim Horton’s drive through and rubbed a curb there was a piece of metal sticking out ,it put a whole in my tire and bent my axle. I am waiting for some answers from GM. Total cost to me is over $2,000.00. No damage to car I just rubbed the curb with my tire. Dealership said that this kind of damage you would think would be caused by a bad accident. Gm is not calling me back they say it is not under warranty. I told them they should look at it as leaving a drive through you are not going very fast. And you would think the axle would be stronger then that. What kind of damaged would of happened if I was in a real accident???? We went back and pulled the steel pole so there was movement.

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