General Motors is recalling more than 814,000 pickup trucks and cars in the United States to fix problems with electronic brake controls and battery cables.
The company says in government documents that a software error can disable the electronic stability control and antilock brake systems that can increase the risk of a crash.
Dealers will reprogram the brake computer starting on Jan. 27, according to documents posted Thursday on the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.
The second recall covers over 350,000 2019 and 2020 Silverado and Sierra 1500 pickups.
A cable connecting the battery and alternator may have too much glue on it. That can interrupt the electrical connection and possibly cause the trucks to stall or even catch fire.
One fire has been reported and no injuries linked to the campaign. Some vehicles are covered by both recalls.
Starting on Jan. 27, dealers will inspect the cables and clean the connectors if needed.
Reuters contributed to this report.
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