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GM Recalls 2 Million Vehicles

April 27, 2005

General Motors announced on Monday it is recalling more than two million vehicles to fix a variety of potential defects, according to news reports.Among the vehicles recalled were 1.48 million SUVs and pickups from the 2003-2005 model years, including the Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab, Suburban, Tahoe, Avalanche; Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT; GMC Sierra Crew Cab, Yukon XL, Yukon; and Hummer H2. The center safety belt on the second-row seat on these vehicles may be difficult to properly position across passengers' hips.Other vehicles recalled: --332,202 of the 1500 Series Chevrolet Suburban and Yukon XL SUVs from 2000 and 2001 model years for possible overheating of fuel pump wires that could lead to engine stalling, failure to start, a possible fuel leak and inaccurate fuel-level readings.--More than 142,000 1500 Series Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups from the 1999-2002 model years and 2500/3500 Series pickups from the 2001-2005 model years with manual transmissions for parking brake friction.--69,037 Buick Lacrosse and Buick Allure sedans from model year 2005 for a potential problem with a brake part that could lead to brake loss. --More than 39,000 Buick Rendezvous and Pontiac Azteks from the 2004 model year for intermittent stalling or failure to start because of a faulty ignition relay.--22,115 Saturn L Series wagons from the 2002 to 2004 model years because they were built with center and passenger-side rear seat belt anchors that fail to comply with U.S. and Canadian safety standards.
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