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Owners not using the recommend premium fuel may experience engine ping. If this rattling or knocking sound is ignored engine damage may occur would could disable the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
This could be considered a medium priority recall, changing to high if engine ping is noted. For more information contact your General Moters dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
Premium fuel is recommended for these vehicles, use of lower octane fuel can result in engine ping. Continued vehicle operation with engine ping present can result in engine damage. The vehicle could be disabled, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 11, 2010, The General Motors recall number is 10093.