GM Recalls 1.5M Autos Over Washer System Fire Risk

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 2:03 PM EDT) -- General Motors Co. said Tuesday that it was recalling 1.5 million vehicles over concerns that part of the heated washer fluid system could ignite and start a fire, marking the second time in two years that the automaker has recalled the models over the washer fluid system.

No injuries or crashes have yet been reported, but GM has received five reports of fires related to the system, the company said.

Consumers have also complained of distorting and, in some cases, severe melting of the plastic around...
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