GM adds 218,000 subcompacts to growing recall list

GM adds 218,000 subcompacts to growing recall list

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DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors is adding 218,000 subcompact cars to its growing list of recalled vehicles.
 
The new recall covers certain Chevrolet Aveo cars from the 2004 through 2008 model years. GM says the daytime running light module in the dashboard center stack can overheat, melt and cause fires.
 
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