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GM extends running light recall to 740,000 more SUVs and trucks

The daytime running lights on many new Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Buick SUVs and trucks may not turn off when the headlights are on, dazzling oncoming drivers and causing a crash. could increase the risk of death, NHTSA said Monday.

This expands the recall that took place last month 338,735 Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade Full size SUV. The expanded recall of 740,108 vehicles brings the total number of recalled GM vehicles to 1,078,843. This fix can be done via a software update at your GM dealer.

Certain 2020-2023 vehicles may not deactivate DRL when headlights are on as required by law. Federal motor vehicle safety standards state that the glare caused by both front light elements turning on at the same time can increase the risk of a crash.

The original recall included the following vehicles:

The expanded recall includes the following vehicles:

  • 2020-2023 Cadillac CT4
  • 2020-2023 Cadillac CT5
  • 2022-2023 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV
  • 2022-2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • 2022-2023 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 2022-2023 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 2022-2023 GMC Sierra 1500
  • 2022-2023 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL

GM dealers and service centers program the body control module with a software update. Since the service is completed free of charge and the vehicle is under warranty, the owner who previously performed the work is not eligible for a refund.

Owners can receive notice as early as January 23, 2023. For more information, call GM Customer Service at 1-888-988-7267, Chevrolet Customer Service at 1-800-222-1020, or Cadillac Customer Service at 1-800-. 458-8006, or Visit GM’s recall website. GM extends running light recall to 740,000 more SUVs and trucks

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