GM Recalls 316K Vehicles With Faulty Headlights

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

General Motors continues to add to its record year of recalls with another 316,357 vehicles.

This time the vehicles are being recalled for possible intermittent or permanent loss of low-beam headlamps and includes the 2006-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer and Trailblazer EXT, 2006-2007 GMC Envoy and Envoy XL, 2006-2007 Buick Rainier, 2006-2008 Saab 9-7X and 2006-2008 Isuzu Ascender. Of the affected vehicles, 273,182 are in the U.S. while the rest are in Canada, Mexico and the rest of the world.

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According to the American automaker, if the headlight driver modules are not working properly, the low-beam headlamps and daytime running lights could intermittently or permanently fail to illuminate. The condition does not affect the high-beam headlamps, marker lamps, turn signals or fog lights.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Craig Cole Craig Cole on Dec 02, 2014

    Seriously? ANOTHER RECALL?! Like, HOW is this possible?

    • 16vjohnny 16vjohnny on Dec 02, 2014

      This is the result of 40 years of corner cutting, planned obsolescence, half-assed engineering practices and letting the investors and bean counters run the ship... no surprise to me at all. Hopefully they've finally learned their lesson and realize the competition will only get tougher.

  • Honda lover Honda lover on Dec 02, 2014

    .....on the 'bright' side..... at least you won't see what you're going to crash into if the ignition switch fails while driving at night!