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309,000 Chevrolet Trailblazers are currently under investigation for possible fires on the driver’s side doors of the vehicles.
The affected model years are 2006 and 2007, the fires seem to be caused by the driver’s side power window switch or related electrical parts.
A dozen complaints have been filed with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10 of which involved fires. GM said that the fires have only melted door parts and singed seats, but haven’t destroyed the SUVs entirely, if that’s any consolation. No injuries have been reported either.
The Trailblazer investigation comes hot on the heels of a similar probe for the 2007 Toyota Camry and RAV4. We haven’t confirmed yet whether or not GM and Toyota used the same supplier for the switches.