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Recall roundup: General Motors SUVs for power window failure leading to fire

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Recall roundup: General Motors SUVs for power window failure leading to fire

The North American based automaker General Motors has issued yet another recall for several SUVs because of a problem with the power windows, which can lead to a potential fire.

If you thought that you’ve seen all possible General Motors recalls this year, think again, because the car company has just issued yet another one, involving some of its SUVs. According to the car manufacturer, there have been a total of 184,611 SUVs affected by a power window failure which can cause a short circuit in the board, making the window switches work intermittently or overheat, causing some components to melt, leading to smoke or even catching fire in a worst case scenario.

General Motors says that the affected vehicles are the 2005 – 2007 Saab 9-7x, 2006 GMC Envoy XL, Chevrolet Trailblazer, 2006 – 2007 Isuzu Ascender, the Buick Rainier, the GMC Envoy or the Chevrolet Trailblazer. The company’s dealership network will be inspecting the affected vehicles and make the necessary repairs / replacements free of charge. The recall should begin soon. For any extra details, you may want to contact your local GM representative.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Friday, August 8th, 2014 - filed under General Motors, News, Safety. Image credit: .
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