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Due to a software issue, the windshield defroster may fail to operate. As a result, reduced visibility under certain driving conditions could increase the risk of a crash.
We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall; visibility could be reduced without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The software in the center instrument panel module can cause several dash board functions, including the defrost operation of the HVAC system, to stop working. Under certain driving conditions, the loss of defroster operation could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the center instrument panel computer module to correct this problem. This recall is scheduled to begin during January of 2010. The General Motors recall number is 09298.