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GM recalls popular pick-ups

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The GM headquarters is seen in downtown Detroit, Michigan December 9, 2008. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
The GM headquarters is seen in downtown Detroit, Michigan December 9, 2008. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

DETROIT (WKZO) -- Bursting into flames spontaneously is never an attractive feature in a new vehicle, and that’s why GM is recalling over 370-thousand Silverados and Sierra Pick-up trucks.

They say they can fix it with a simple software change.

In the meantime they are telling customers not to leave the vehicles idling unattended for extended periods of time. The exhaust systems overheat and spark a blaze.

\So far 8 of the trucks have caught fire but no one has been injured.

 

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