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2010 Chevrolet Equinox
1 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Chevrolet service shop immediately!
2010 Chevrolet Equinox VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #09V489000
Summary: General Motors is recalling certain model year 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC terrain vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 103, "windshield defrosting and defogging systems and with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 101, controls and displays". the software in the center instrument panel can cause the heating, air conditioning, defrost, and radio controls, as well as the panel illumination to become inoperative.
Consequence: Driving without a functioning defrost system can decrease your visibility under certain driving conditions and could result in a crash without warning.
Actions: Dealers will replace the computer module in the center instrument panel free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during January 2010. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463 or at www.gmownercenter.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V489000 »