GM Recall of Certain Model Year 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Vehicles

Washington, D.C.—(ENEWSPF)—May 12, 2011.

Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon vehicles manufactured from September 22, 2010, through November 5, 2010. Some of these vehicles have the condition in which the windshield wiper motor crank arm nut may not be tightened to specification. When the wipers are operated with a build-up of snow or ice, or if the wipers are operated on a dry windshield, the nut could loosen. If there is sufficient loosening of the nut, the wipers could become inoperative.

Consequence:  Driver visibility could be reduced increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Dealers will secure the wiper motor crank arm nut free of charge. The Safety Recall is expected to begin on or before May 11, 2011. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 800-630-2438, GMC at 866-996-9463 or www.gmownercenter.com.

Notes: GM’s Safety Recall No. 11095. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov