GM recalling 118K Colorado, Canyon pickups over missing hood latches

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Model Year(s): 2010-2012 Manufacturer: General Motors LLC Report Receipt Date: DEC 19, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V594000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH Potential Number of Units Affected: 118,800
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon vehicles manufactured from November 9, 2009, through August 28, 2012, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 113, "Hood Latch System." The hood may be missing the secondary hood latch.
If the primary hood latch is not engaged, the hood could open unexpectedly. During vehicle operation, this could obstruct the view of the driver and increase the risk of a crash.
General Motors will notify owners and instruct them to inspect their vehicle for the presence of a secondary hood latch. Dealers will replace the hood on any affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 17, 2013. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or GMC at 1-866-996-9463.

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