gm recall petition
In early 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) received a petition from General Motors (GM) asking for a finding of “inconsequential noncompliance” in the case of 5,690 GM trucks with mislabeled tire placards. The NHTSA’s decision, which was released June 27, granted GM’s petition.
At issue in the request were Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban, and Tahoe vehicles, as well as GMC Sierra and Yukon vehicles, manufactured in model years 2007 to 2013, according to the agency. Some of the vehicles had been sold with a tire placard that said the vehicle had three front-passenger seats. In fact, the vehicles have only two front-passenger bucket seats with a center console between, according to the automaker. Read the rest »