GM Updates App to Include Recall Notices

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By Bruce W. Smith

Starting July 18 GMC and Chevrolet pickup truck owners will be just a tap away from knowing all about the status of their 2011-and-newer pickups thanks to a revamped mobile device app that also will include vehicle-specific recall notices.

The new apps, which will eventually replace the OnStar RemoteLink app, are brand-specific: myGMC and myChevrolet. OnStar RemoteLink has served more than 3 million GM users since it was introduced in 2011, and these new apps are likely to push that number higher in years to come.

One of the new features added to the iPhone and Android app is a "check for recalls" tab within the "vehicle status" section that displays recalls specific to your vehicle. The tab provides recall specifics and how to contact your dealership to handle the necessary repairs.

The addition of the recall app is the result of GM working to find a more efficient way to inform customers of recalls after the 2014 recall that affected millions of older GM vehicles with faulty ignition switches.

In addition to keeping tabs on your truck's recall status, each brand-specific app allows you to read a digitized version of the owner's manual, view video tutorials, view and schedule maintenance, check the meaning of warning indicators, lock and remotely start your pickup, locate your truck, get roadside assistance and make a one-touch call to the nearest Chevy or GMC dealer.

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Comments

Makes sense... why not?

Handling ones recalls quickly and efficiently is the most important aspect of a recall.

OUCH, that will slow down the phone tremendously with all the recalls.....wonder if the app will be square?

This is going to see a lot of use!

GOVERNMENT MOTORS

YEAH THATS THE WAY TO GOVERNMENT MOTORS THATS THE PERFECT APP FOR JHONNY DILDOE , ROLANDO LA LATA DE CERVEZA AND FORD ORGULLOSA DE SER MEXICANA SO THE CAN KNOW WHEN GOVERMENT MOTOR ITS GONNA HAVE A RECALL SO THEY CAN BE UP TO DATE ON THOSE JUNK TRUCKS.

Slaping pistons, transmission issues you name it. So stop talking crap about ford when something positive comes out on the # one BEST SELLING TRUCK OF US AND MEXICO.

Again, brilliant use of technology from the #1 truck sales manufacturer, GM.

GMSRGREAT: I did not know that GM manufactured "truck sales". Thanks for the clarification.

Good idea for a company that recall tens of millions of vehicles.

This should prove to be a very valuable app for GM. With all the recalls it should keep the app very busy. RAM don't need no app like this. We don't have any recalls.

#Guts
#Glory
#we don't have no stinking recalls

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GMSRGREAT: I did not know that GM manufactured "truck sales". Thanks for the clarification.

Posted by: redbloodedxy | May 16, 2016 2:36:56 PM

Thank you for pointing that out for everyone.

It should have simply read:
Again, brilliant use of technology from the leading truck manufacturer, GM.

This could save some serious postage. Hope the app works for free forever now, only get 5 years free for the onstar app.


smart move at least it could save some law suit maybe Ford could do the same ,,,,specially Ford hold the first and second place for the most recall,,,

BRAND NEW f150 CATCHES FIRE AGAIN.http://www.wbaltv.com/news/flames-engulf-pickup-truck-in-north-point/39519884

“Handling ones recalls quickly and efficiently is the most important aspect of a recall”
Posted by: Clit | May 16, 2016 12:32:40 PM

Clit is right this would help Ford. Ford should buy this technology from GM! I was just reading this today….

The F-150s are part of a recall of around 202,000 Ford vehicles that also includes the 2012 Expedition, Mustang and Lincoln Navigator. Ford says the affected vehicles could have a potential issue with the output speed sensor on the transmission lead frame. Under certain conditions the transmissions controls could force a temporary downshift into first gear…lol

And this….

Ford has issued a recall on some of their 2014-2015 Ford Exploder and 2014 Ford Police donut Interceptor Utility vehicles. The problem has been isolated to the rear suspension toe links which might have gone through incorrect welding during production which could cause fractures in the part!

American auto manufacturers should work with Mexican manufacturers like Ford to help international relationships!

Hey guess what if ford orgullosa de ser mexicans is gonna talk $hit about ford check this out e actual direction of...


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And another one so FORD ORGULLOSA DE SER MEXICANA GUY STOP TALKING CRAP ABOUT FORD.

Chevy recalls 317k Sonic, Trax, and Spark over key...
Noah Joseph 1 day ago 17
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GOVERNMENT MOTORS IS THE KING OF RECALLS THATS WHY THE CREATION OF THE APP.

Ford would of done this, but their Ford sync doesn't work half the time anyway. Kind of like their junk Ford trucks LMMFAO!!!

http://www.syncsucks.com/

Bluetooth has been a standard for like a decade now. To only support like 3 phones with "keypass" which is just Bluetooth is a large issue. Please make it work with a specific Bluetooth standard (4.0 for example). Also don't blanket reply to this with a generic email address to contact - how about just fixing it since phone support is useless I'd imagine email will be no better. Put out a way to open and track issues with ticket numbers vs cloak and dagger stuff.

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