GM RECALL: What to do if you drive a recalled General Motors vehicle, tips for Cobalt, HHR and more

DETROIT (WXYZ) - On Friday, General Motors announced 824,000 more recalls on cars that could have faulty ignition switches. The weight of the key ring has been identified as a key problem and GM is making several suggestions for drivers who have a recalled vehicle.

Here is a checklist of that owners of the affected vehicles should follow.

First, contact GM if you have any questions about the ignition switch recall, and find out if your vehicle is affected. There are a lot of different sources available. You can go online to the GM Ignition recall website by clicking here . You can go on Twitter by using @GMCustomerSvc or call the GM Customer Engagement Center at 800-222-1020.

Next, remove everything from your key ring except your car key.

Finally, communicate with your local GM dealer as replacement parts become available.

Beginning April 7, GM says parts will become available for the following vehicles: 2003-2007 Saturn Ion, 2005-2007 Chevy Cobalt; 2005-2007 Pontiac G5, Pontiac Pursuit, and Pontiac Solstice; 2007 Saturn Sky and 2006-2007 Chevy HHR.

During the Week of April 21, owners for the other vehicles will be notified by mail. Those vehicles include: 2008-2011 Chevy HHR; 2008-2010 Chevy Cobalt; 2008-2010 Pontiac G5; 2008-2010 Pontiac Solstice and 2008-2010 Saturn Sky.

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