General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain crossovers due to an issue with the windshield wiper system.
The defect: the ball joints in the windshield wiper module may corrode and wear over time, possibly resulting in one or both of the windshield wipers becoming inoperative.
The hazards: inoperative windshield wipers may reduce the driver’s visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Affected vehicles: certain 2013 model year:
- 2013 Chevrolet Equinox
- 2013 GMC Terrain
Number of vehicles affected: 367,808 vehicles (United States figure).
The fix: the remedy for this recall is still under development.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Chevrolet Equinox recall and GMC Terrain recall should visit recalls.gm.com. There, owners will be able to enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a Buick dealer.
Owners can also contact Chevrolet or GMC customer service with questions by using the following information.
Contacts & More Info:
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- GMC Customer Service: 1-800-462-8782
- GM recall number: 25302
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 16V582000