Electrical Shorts Could Spark Fires in Driver’s Side Doors

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An overhead view of a parking lot with cars neatly lined up inside parking spaces.

Hey look, everyone! It's another massive GM recall of 8.4 million vehicles. Of those millions, there are 189,000 that have issues with electrical shorts in the driver's door module that can disable all the power windows and locks.

Getting locked out of your vehicle stinks, until you realize the module is capable of overheating and setting your car on fire. GM says this is rare, but from the looks of it these cars end up more well done. Wocka, wocka.

This affects the:

  • 2005-2007 Buick Rainier
  • 2005-2007 Chevy Trailblazer
  • 2005-2007 GMC Envoy
  • 2005-2007 Isuzu Ascender
  • 2005-2007 Saab 9-7X
  • 2006 Chevy Trailblazer EXT
  • 2006 GMC Envoy XL

What To Do Next

GM has not announced when the recall will begin, probably because there's over 28 million vehicles waiting for repairs. In the coming months, keep an eye on your mailbox for an official recall notice with more details. Not literally though -- putting your eye on the mailbox sounds painful and might worry the neighbors.

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