Fire Risk Prompts GM to Recall 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo Vehicles

May 22, 2014

General Motors (GM) has issued a recall that affects 218,000 model year 2004-2008 Chevrolet Aveo vehicles equipped with daytime running lights (DRL).

In the recalled Aveo vehicles, there may be heat generated within the DRL module located in the center console of the instrument panel, which could melt the DRL module.

If the DRL module melts due to the heat generation, it could cause a vehicle fire.

According to GM, the remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. Owners with questions may contact General Motors Customer Service at 800-222-1020. GM's reference number for this recall is 14236.

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