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Recall: 2007-2008 Silverado/Sierra (2500): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]72397,72403,82407,82417[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]GM
    Model: SILVERADO/SIERRA 2500
    Model Year: 2007-2008[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]8048[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Description: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]ELECTRICAL SYSTEM[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
    Begin Date of MFG: 9/30/2006[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]End Date of MFG:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 11/30/2007
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 857,735
    Date owner notified by MFG: 9/12/2008[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Initiator: ODI
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

    Defect Summary: GM IS RECALLING 857,735 MY 2006-2008 BUICK LUCERNE; CADILLAC DTS; HUMMER H2; MY 2007-2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE, ESCALADE ESV, ESCALADE EXT; CHEVROLET AVALANCHE, SILVERADO, SUBURBAN, TAHOE; GMC ACADIA, SIERRA, YUKON, YUKON XL, SATURN OUTLOOK; AND MY 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A HEATED WIPER WASHER FLUID SYSTEM. A SHORT CIRCUIT ON THE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE WASHER FLUID HEATER MAY OVERHEAT THE CONTROL-CIRCUIT GROUND WIRE. [/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Consequence Summary: THIS MAY CAUSE OTHER ELECTRICAL FEATURES TO MALFUNCTION, CREATE AN ODOR, OR CAUSE SMOKE INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRE HARNESS WITH AN IN-LINE FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080; CADILLAC AT 1-800-982-2339 OR HTTP://WWW.CADILLAC.COM; CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438; SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876 OR HTTP://WWW.SATURN.COM, GMC AT 1-866-996-9436; OR HUMMER AT 1-800-732-5493[/FONT]

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    Recall Notes: GM RECALL NO. 08048 CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
     

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