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GM Expands Headlight Recall To 180k Buicks And Pontiacs

On Monday, August 24th, 2015

General Motors is issuing an expanded headlight module recall to include 180,504 examples in North America of the 2005 Buick LaCrosse (2008 model year pictured above) and 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. Specifically, the campaign affects 159,584 of them in the US and 20,920 in Canada. When the part fails, the vehicles’ low beams can stop working either intermittently or permanently.

GM expands headlight recall to 180k Buicks

“GM is unable to confirm any crashes, injuries or fatalities related to this condition,” the company said in a statement, and there’s currently no permanent repair for the problem. For now, dealers will replace the headlamp module with a new example of the same part.

The automaker first announced this campaign in November 2014 when it affected 316,357 examples globally of the 2006-09 Buick LaCrosse; 2006-2007 Chevy TrailBlazer and TrailBlazer EXT; 2006-2007 GMC Envoy and 2006 GMC Envoy XL; 2006-2007 Buick Rainier; 2006-2008 Saab 9-7X; and 2006-08 Isuzu Ascender.

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