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2010 Chevrolet Equinox recall 090298

Chevrolet Recall 090298: Software Instrument Panel/FMVSS 103 & 101

2010 Chevrolet Equinox

Driving without a functioning defrost system can decrease your visibility under certain driving conditions and could result in a crash without warning.

Visibility — Defroster/Defogger System

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.
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.
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Date Announced
DEC 23, 2009
Vehicles Affected
59,031
Chevrolet Recall #
090298
NHTSA Campaign #
09V489000
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