It seems the woes continue for GM. After last week's 2015 Yukon test drive fire, this week GM announced that it is recalling 419,000 trucks and SUVs. These include all 2014 Silverado and Sierra 1500s as well as the brand new 2015 Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon, and Yukon XL.
According to GM, the recall is in response to a "transmission oil cooler line that is not securely seated in its fitting." "If the line is not securely seated and transmission oil leaks from the fitting, the oil could contact a hot surface and result in a vehicle fire," GM said.
It is unclear if this was the problem with the Yukon that caught fire last week, but this is a serious issue and doesn't help GM's reputation. Especially with the announcement of the recall of 172,000 Chevy Cruze sedans with front axle defects.
We would hate to be GM Public Relations right about now.