DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co
announced two separate recalls Friday affecting a little
more than 10,000 pickup trucks, predominantly in North
GM recalled more than 9,000 Chevrolet Colorado and GM
Canyon trucks for the model year 2011 because these vehicles
may have been built with an automotive transmission clip that
could slip and inaccurately show the position of the
A driver could move the shifter to "park," but the
transmission gear might not be in "park" and the vehicle could
roll away and cause a crash, according to a notice posted on
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
GM also is recalling some other pickup trucks for the model
year 2011 because the bolts on the intermediate steering shaft
may not have been tightened to the proper specification. A
total of 891 trucks are affected in the United States, Canada
The affected models include the 2011 Cadillac Escalade,
Chevrolet Silverado and GM Sierra trucks.
(Reporting by Deepa Seetharaman, editing by Gerald E.
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