Joint manufacturing ventures allow both automakers to share resources and platforms, but unfortunately, it also means they share problems. Such is the case with
, whose NUMMI plant in Fremont, California, put out 540,000
with faulty bolts that hold in the glass on the two front doors. The 660,000 2003-2004 vehicles equipped with power windows are being
after 500 complaints, 36 claimed injuries and one crash (?!) were reported. The
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
is calling for both automakers to recall the affected vehicles and replace the faulty bolts at no charge.
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