GM recalls over 426,000 cars in U.S. for gear issue

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The 2010 Chevy Malibu is one of three car models being recalled by GM as of Sept. 21, 2012. (GM)

The 2010 Chevy Malibu is one of three car models being recalled by GM as of Sept. 21, 2012. (GM)

The 2010 Chevy Malibu is one of three car models being recalled by GM as of Sept. 21, 2012. (GM)

The 2010 Chevy Malibu is one of three car models being recalled by GM as of Sept. 21, 2012. (GM)

ORION, Mich. — General Motors told Reuters on Friday that it is recalling 426,240 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn sedans in the United States. The media outlet reports that the cars have a defect that causes them to roll while they’re in park.

According to Reuters, the recall includes the Chevy Malibu, the Pontiac G6 and the Saturn Aura models that are equipped with four-speed automatic transmissions and were produced from 2007 to 2010 . GM said it will can repair the defect and return it to customers.

Though no injuries have resulted from these crashes, as far as GM knows, the auto manufacturer said it is aware that four of these crashes have taken place.

GM said it will send a letter to customers informing them to schedule an appointment with a local dealer. Any users that have already had this problem fixed will be reimbursed, according to the report.