General Motors Company is recalling more than 59,000 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles for a software glitch that can cause the heating, air conditioning, defrost, and radio controls, as well as the panel lights to fail.
Dealers will replace the Mexican-made computer module in the center instrument panel free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during January 2010.
Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463 or at www.gmownercenter.com.
GM safety recall number 090298. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to http://www.safercar.gov. NHTSA campaign number 09V489.