General Motors Recalls 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain for Faulty Windshield Defrosting Systems
December 30, 2009

General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of its 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 103, "Windshield Defrosting and Defogging Systems," and with FMVSS No. 101, "Controls and Displays." According to the recall, issued via the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the software in the vehicles' center instrument panels can cause the heating, air conditioning, defrost and radio controls, as well as the vehicles' panel illumination, to become in operative.

GM dealers will replace the computer module in the center instrument panel free of charge.

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