DETROIT -- General Motors said on Monday it will recall about 636,0000 2002-03 model year mid-sized SUVs, its second major U.S. recall in four days.
GM said there had been two reports of crashes related to electronics that could short-circuit when water leaks into a wiper module. No injuries or fatalities were reported from those two crashes, GM said.
The recall includes certain Chevrolet TrailBlazer and TrailBlazer EXT, GMC Envoy and Envoy XL, and Oldsmobile Bravada SUVs models as well as some Isuzu Motors Ltd. Ascenders, which GM builds.
Of the total, about 580,000 are in the United States and some 31,000 are in Canada.
GM said dealers will patch a vent hole in the windshield wiper module and inspect a circuit board and electrical connector in the area for water intrusion and corrosion.
GM will notify owners beginning in the third quarter this year, and dealers will fix the problem at no charge. Owners should have their vehicles checked and serviced sooner if they are experiencing wiper problems.
Last Friday, GM said it was recalling about 1.8 million cars to fix an electrical defect that can spark fires in the steering column following 80 reports of heat build-up, melted components, smoldering parts or fires in the ignition system and steering column of the vehicles.