Pontiac and Buick Recall

GM is recalling 207,000 Pontiac Grand Prix and Buick Regal cars because of oil leaks that can cause fires and warning owners to park the cars outside until parts become available.

The recall involves vehicles equipped with the V6 supercharged 3.8 liter engines:

1997 Buick Regal GS
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP
1998 Buick Regal
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix
1999 Buick Regal
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix
2000 Buick Regal
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix
2001 Buick Regal
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix
2002 Buick Regal
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix
2003 Buick Regal
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix

Federal safety investigators say that GM reported that oil can leak onto the exhaust system during hard braking and that can lead to a fire. Reportedly 267 fires actually occurred. For now parts are an issue and GM is telling owners they should park their cars --- but not in garages or carports.

Now, folks, that's a warning indeed. Okay, they can catch fire and we don't have enough parts so you should just park it but park it outdoors so you don't burn your house down. Kind of makes you wonder if the defective parts came from the same company that sold Ford all those defective (and flammable) cruise control switches.

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