Mass pickup truck-SUV recalls announced!

Ford, Cadillac, Chevy, Dodge, and GMC pickup trucks and SUVs recall thousands.

Dallas, TX(–American automobile manufacturers have announced the recalls of thousands of various pickup trucks and SUVs manufactured by Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, and GMC. As covered by Consumer Reports, a non-profit consumer awareness and education organization, the motor vehicles were recalled because of various defective product used in the manufacturing of the consumer automobiles.

Ford recalled over 8,700 F-150 2009 pickup trucks for delayed responses in rear brake lights when driver depress the brake pedals. Brake lights are essential in preventing rear-end pickup truck wrecks. More than 15,000 Chevrolet Traverse 2009 SUVs were recalled by their GM manufacturer for a defective cable link in the parking brake which can fracture and cause an SUV rollover or crash. General Motors (GM) further discovered a fuel system sealant problem prompting the recall of over 27,000 SUV trucks sold under the following brands: Cadillac Escalade and Escalade Hybrid, ESV and EXT versions, Chevrolet Avalanche, Colorado, Suburban, Tahoe and Tahoe hybrid and GMC Canyon, Yukon, Yukon XL, and Yukon hybrid trucks.

Chrysler was forced to issue a recall of their 2009 Dodge Ram pickup trucks because of a temperature control problem causing the windshields defrosting and defogging features to malfunction severely decreasing a drivers visibility increasing the risk of an accident. All of the above product defects can place drivers and passengers of the above pickup trucks and SUVs at risk for serious injury and death. Dealers state they are cooperating with the product recall and concerned consumers can visit for complete automobile manufacturer contact information.

Media Contact: Texas Truck Wreck Lawyer Shelly T. Greco
Practice areas: Product Liability and Injury Lawsuits
Shelly Greco. Eberstein & Witherite, LLP. 3100 Monticello Avenue, Suite 500. Dallas, TX 75205 – Toll Free: (888) 407-6669

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