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by MBPdx
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Brake failure on 2015 Spark. What's the best fix?
Replies: 4
Views: 2181

Re: Brake failure on 2015 Spark. What's the best fix?

I had this issue and met other people who had this issue, one of them multiple times. If you look at the NHTSA reports for the Spark and Spark EV this does happen quite a bit. It happened enough in my Spark with no known cause or resolution according to the dealer so I tried to get GM to buy out my ...
by MBPdx
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Is anyone else experiencing brake issues [failure]?
Replies: 84
Views: 66442

Re: Is anyone else experiencing brake issues [failure]?

Ok, this is me - http://mychevysparkev.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4738 First, I watched this thread with horror last year when a lot of folks on here jumped on Jillianne for not having an adequate explanation for them the failure and that the video from South Korea wasn't valid because it was an ICE ...
by MBPdx
Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Is anyone else experiencing brake issues [failure]?
Replies: 84
Views: 66442

Re: Is anyone else experiencing brake issues [failure]?

Yeah, it's most definitely an ICE Spark, and I found reports of their brakes failing too.
by MBPdx
Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Trying to get GM to buy out lease for repeated issues!
Replies: 4
Views: 5837

Re: Trying to get GM to buy out lease for repeated issues!

Also could you please post here or PM me the name of the lawyer or law firm? That should be out there so that people can contact them. Just spoke with GM Customer Service and the District Manager says that because they were never able to replicate my parking brake issue and that the main brake failu...
by MBPdx
Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Trying to get GM to buy out lease for repeated issues!
Replies: 4
Views: 5837

Re: Trying to get GM to buy out lease for repeated issues!

Are you in Oregon? I'm in Oregon! In Portland? Is your dealer Wentworth? I found 7 other failures on the NHTSA's website. Please be sure to report yours! Mine is up there now. Also, I found this terrifying video of brake failure of a Spark - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8oDB66k-48 - you can tell...
by MBPdx
Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Is anyone else experiencing brake issues [failure]?
Replies: 84
Views: 66442

Re: Is anyone else experiencing brake issues [failure]?

I found 7 other failures on the NHTSA's website. Please be sure to report yours! Also, I found this terrifying video of brake failure of a Spark - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8oDB66k-48 - you can tell the brakes are depressed because the brake lights are on until impact. Note that GM told the d...
by MBPdx
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Trying to get GM to buy out lease for repeated issues!
Replies: 4
Views: 5837

Trying to get GM to buy out lease for repeated issues!

Hi, I have a 2014 Spark EV with only 12,790 miles on it that I leased brand new. I have about 8 months left on the lease. I was driving my Spark EV to the dealer for them to fix the non-functioning heat, the airbag pretensioner recall, and failure to fast-charge (again!). I was traveling straight at...

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