General Motors (GM) has issued a recall for 38,000 police cars because of a part in the front suspension may crack and cause a crash. The emergency vehicles, which bear the Chevrolet Impala name, were from model years 2008 through 2012.
The lower control arm in the front suspension may crack unexpectedly. If this happens, the driver make lose control of the vehicle suddenly, leading to a crash. Impala passenger vehicles sold to the public has different front suspensions, and is not affected by the recall.
GM is replacing the lower control arms free of charge for all police vehicles affected. General Motors dealerships have the necessary parts in stock, and police departments can call the dealers to schedule repairs. Owners may contact the Chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.
If you’ve been severely injured by a recalled product, defective product attorneys may be able to help you pursue a claim for compensation. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.