The airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners could deploy unexpectedly while driving.
Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.
The ignition key may be unintentionally bumped while in the vehicle ignition switch cylinder, resulting in shutting off the engine.
The anti-lock brake system module may malfunction, resulting in longer brake pedal travel or reduced braking performance.
The weight on the key ring, combined with a jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.
The Passenger front airbag inflator could rupture upon deployment, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants from flying debris.
An electrical connection problem at the body control module can result in various concerns related to application of the brake pedal.
1) Exterior brake lights not working as expected
2) Difficulty disengaging the cruise control
3) Moving the shifter out of park without pushing the brake pedal
4) Disabling of the traction control, electronic stability control, and braking assist systems
The shift cable may fracture and not indicate the proper gear as selected by the driver. This could allow a vehicle to roll when it is expected to be in "Park".
On certain vehicles, the key can be removed from the ignition when it is not in the "off" position.