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    Default GM Recall 2008 heated windshield wiper fluid system

    General Motors Corp is recalling 857,735 vehicles equipped with a heated windshield wiper fluid system for a potential short-circuit problem, according to federal safety regulators.

    A short-circuit in the system may cause other electrical features to malfunction, create an odor or cause smoke, increasing the risk of a fire, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website.

    The recall involves the 2007-2008 model year Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, Avalanche and Suburban, Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and Escalade EXT, GMC Acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL and Saturn Outlook; 2006-2008 Hummer H2, Cadillac DTS and Buick Lucerne; and the 2008 Buick Enclave.

    GM plans to install a wire harness with an in-line fuse free of charge to fix the problem, NHTSA said.
    Separately, GM is also recalling 88,809 2008-model year Buick Enclave, and 2007-2008 model year GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook SUVs in 28 states and Washington, D.C..

    A build-up of snow or ice on the windshield or the wipers may restrict the movement of the wiper arm in the SUVs and could cause the wiper to detach from its motor, according to the NHTSA website.

    Steve
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    Here's a better breakdown to see if your vehicle is part of this recall or not.

    2008 Buick Enclave
    2006-2008 Buick Lucerne

    2006-2008 Cadillac DTS
    2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade
    2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV
    2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT

    2007-2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
    2007-2008 Chevrolet Silverado
    2007-2008 Chevrolet Suburban
    2007-2008 Chevrolet Tahoe

    2007-2008 GMC Acadia
    2007-2008 GMC Sierra
    2007-2008 GMC Yukon
    2007-2008 GMC Yukon XL

    2006-2008 Hummer H2

    2007-2008 Saturn Outlook

    Steve
    10 Chevy Traverse LT AWD
    02 Chevy Trailblazer LS (110K+ miles - loaded except for 4WD - WRECKED!)
    99 Chevy Cavalier LS (105K+ miles - commuter car)
    78 Chevy Suburban Silverado (454, 3/4 ton)
    62 GMC 3/4 ton Pickup (350 police interceptor)

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    Jr. Apprentice
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    shouldn't they send me some sort of notice instead of having to read it here?
    2008 Silverado 2500 HD Crew cab LTZ 6.0

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    I'm sure that all registered vehicles will be contacted in due time. Phase one for these company recalls is to release that information via the press and then do one on ones.

  5. #5

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    Hmmm, I guess I better not test mine out until it gets fixed!
    2007 Yukon XL Denali ~ Hardwired V1 Radar w/hidden display ~ PnP Sirius Satellite Radio ~ Weathertech Floor Liners ~ AVS In-channel Ventvisors ~ Chrome Lower-mirror Covers ~ Re-badged Rear Hatch ~ 17" ATX Thug Black Teflon winter rims ~ Putco Tailgate Handle Cover ~ Red interior dome lights ~ Chrome window sill trim ~ 30' Tango Travel Trailer

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