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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

RECALL:None of the recalls were related to the ignition switch issues that have caused nearly 15 million recalls of GM vehicles worldwide this year. Photo: Associated Press

DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co. on Wednesday announced six recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

None of the recalls were related to the ignition switch issues that have caused nearly 15 million recalls of GM vehicles worldwide this year. The new set of recalls brings GM’s recalls worldwide this year to nearly 30 million.

The largest recall is for a potentially loose bolt in power adjustable front seats for several cars from model years 2010 and 2012.

Vehicles involved in the recalls announced Wednesday have been linked to two crashes, 3 injuries and no deaths, GM said.

(Reporting by Bernie Woodall; Editing by Chris Reese)

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