General Motors is recalling a total of 7,507 vehicles over two separate recalls, one for 6,768 2011 model year Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks and the other for 739 2011 model year GMT900 models (this includes the Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban and Silverado HD/LD, GMC Sierra HD/LD, Yukon and Yukon XL, and Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV).
The issue with the Colorado and Canyon pickup trucks involves a defective transmission shift lever that may cause the vehicle to roll away, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. As for the full-sized models, the NHTSA says that the vehicles are afflicted by loose steering bolts that could cause a loss of steering.
The recall is expected to begin on July 13. Owners of the affected vehicles can contact Chevrolet at (800) 630-2438, Cadillac at (800) 458-8006, or GMC at (866) 996-9463.