Homedale resident Rosie Cortinas is still coming to terms with the death of her son in a head-on crash last October and the recent realization that it might have been caused by a faulty ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt. Tuesday was a particularly difficult day: Cortinas and about 20 others whose loved ones' deaths have been linked to the switch sat in a congressional hearing and listened to General Motors CEO Mary Barra field questions about why it took 10 years to recall cars that had the defective switch. Among the statements from lawmakers was that the fix would have cost GM less than 60 cents per unit, not counting labor/AP & Kristin Rodine, Associated Press. More here.
Question: Have you ever had a vehicle malfunction as part of manufacturer error?