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General Motors Co.

has agreed to recall 231,000 older SUVs over fire risks and urged owners to park them outside garages until they are repaired.

The Detroit automaker agreed to recall 193,000 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x, Isuzu Ascender and 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL in the United States. The recall also includes 3,546 in Canada, 4,876 in Mexico and 30,000 outside North America.

Fluid may enter the driver's door, causing rust that could result in a short in the circuit board. A short may cause the power door lock and power window switches to function intermittently or become inoperative. The short may also cause overheating, which could melt components of the door module, producing odor, smoke, or a fire.

 


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GM Tells 231,000 SUV Owners To Park Outside To Avoid Garage Fires

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