GMC recalls 3.4M trucks, SUVs

RECALL: General Motors debuts the new 2019 GMC Sierra pickup truck at the Russell Industrial Center in Detroit, Mich., March 1, 2018. GMC is recalling 3.46 million trucks and SUVs. Rebecca Cook/Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Motors Co. said Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113 accidents and 13 injuries.

The recall covers 2014-2018 model year vehicles, including some Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Suburban and GMC Yukon vehicles.

The Guam dealer for General Motors vehicles was unable to comment as of press time Thursday.

In late June, GM recalled 310,000 vehicles in Canada for the same issue. GM did not immediately explain why the Canadian recall occurred more than two months before it called back the vehicles in the United States.

The recall was triggered because the amount of vacuum created by the vacuum pump may decrease over time, GM told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in documents posted on Wednesday.

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