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GM recalls 2.7 million vehicles in the U.S.

General Motors has recalled about 2.7 million vehicles covering five different models in the United States for various issues not related to recent problems with the ignition switch.

The recall covers the following vehicle and issues:

  • 2,440,524 previous generation passenger cars for tail-lamp malfunctions
  • 103,158 previous generation Chevrolet Corvettes for loss of low-beam head lamps
  • 140,067 Chevrolet Malibus (2014 model year) for hydraulic brake booster malfunctions
  • 19,225 Cadillac CTS (2013-2014 models) for windshield wiper failures
  • 477 full-size trucks (2014 and 2015 model years) for a tie-rod defect that can lead to a crash

“Customer safety is at the heart of how GM designs and produces vehicles, and these announcements are examples of two ways we are putting that into practice,” said Jeff Boyer, vice president of GM Global Vehicle Safety, in a statement.

It’s not yet known if any Canadian vehicles have been affected.

GM has announced about 20 recalls since the beginning of this year, covering millions of vehicles around the world.