In two separate campaigns, General Motors is recalling nearly 200k Hummers after fires erupted in 42 vehicles, and another 50,000 Chevrolet Sparks and Sonics for a glitch with the OnStar system.
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|# of Recalls||Component Affected|
|2010 HUMMER H3 SUV||2||Visibility, Structure||More Details|
|2009 HUMMER H3 SUV||2||Visibility, Structure||More Details|
|2008 HUMMER H2 SUT||1||Service Brakes, Air||More Details|
|2008 HUMMER H3 SUV||2||Visibility, Structure||More Details|
|2007 HUMMER H3 SUV||2||Visibility, Structure||More Details|
|2006 HUMMER H1||2||Fuel System, Diesel, Steering||More Details|
|2006 HUMMER H3 SUV||4||Visibility, Structure, Air Bags, Equipment||More Details|
|2004 HUMMER H2||4||Steering, Seat Belts, Service Brakes, Hydraulic||More Details|
|2003 HUMMER H2||5||Visibility, Steering, Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Power Train||More Details|
Heated windshield washer system: Good. Heated windshield washer system that gets so hot it could potentially cause a fire: Recall. General Motors has announced that it is recalling some 1.5 million vehicles built between 2006 and 2009 for just such a problem. A similar measure was taken in 2008, but apparently the fix performed for that recall hasn't eradicated the issue entirely.
Way back in February, the NHTSA began investigating certain full-size trucks and SUVs from General Motors for the possibility of their engines spontaneously combusting, even when the ignition key is in the 'off' position. At that time, the investigation covered some 423,000 vehicles, and GM seemed pretty confident that the issue would not be widespread. Yeah, it appears as if the General was a little off in that assessment. The engine fire issue may now affect about 2.7 million vehicles, includi