10 Largest U.S. Recalls in General Motors History

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Automotive News intern Andrew Thurlow took a look through the history books at General Motor's largest recalls to date.

Sources: NHTSA, Center for Auto Safety, Automotive News archive

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Date: December 1971
Total units affected: 6,682,084
Models: Certain 1965-70 units of these nameplates -- Chevrolet Bel Air, Brookwood, Camaro, Caprice, Chevy II, G series, Impala, Kingswood, C series, P series, Nova and Townsman; GMC C series, G series and P series
Defect: Sudden acceleration caused by broken motor mounts

Photo: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro