DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is recalling more than 98,000 older sports cars in the U.S. and Canada because a faulty sensor can disable the front passenger air bag.
The recall covers the 2006 to 2010 Pontiac Solstice and the 2007 to 2010 Saturn Sky. The two-seat cars are no longer made and both brands have been scrapped by the company.READ MORE: Netflix Increasing US, Canada Prices With Competition Growing
GM says in government documents that a sensor that determines if a child is sitting in the passenger seat can bend and become damaged over time. That can open an electrical circuit, causing the car to turn off the air bag.READ MORE: Detroit School District Hosting COVID Vaccine Clinic
The recall came after an owner petitioned the government seeking an investigation. GM has not yet developed a repair and says it will notify owners when one is ready.MORE NEWS: University Of Michigan Partnering With Walgreens To Offer COVID-19 Booster, Flu Shots
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