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GM IS RECALLING 857,735 FOR A ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS

Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
     BUICK / ENCLAVE     2008
     BUICK / LUCERNE     2006-2008
     CADILLAC / DTS     2006-2008
     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     2007-2008
     HUMMER / H2     2006-2008
     SATURN / OUTLOOK     2007-2008
 
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.
 
THIS MAY CAUSE OTHER ELECTRICAL FEATURES TO MALFUNCTION, CREATE AN ODOR, OR CAUSE SMOKE INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.
 
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRE HARNESS WITH AN IN-LINE FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. 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; OR AT MYGMLINK, HTTP://WWW.GM.COM/RECALL.
 
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), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.