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Yikes!! FIRE!! I was just bragging on the '15 Yukon

This is not good....

Car Catches On Fire During Test Drive In Anaheim « CBS Los Angeles
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Re: Yikes!! FIRE!! I was just bragging on the '15 Yukon

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1. Get 'em while there're hot!
2. I think the Yukon looked better after the fire.
3. GM committed to investigate the fire and, if necessary, promptly issue a recall in 2026.
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Re: Yikes!! FIRE!! I was just bragging on the '15 Yukon

That story is shocking. I mean that thing is literally newly designed for 2015 and it is right off of the assembly line, as those trucks were just recently delivered to dealerships - and it catches on fire??? Can't wait to see the reason. I know some Wranglers were doing that, and I think a couple of Telsa's self-combusted recently, and now the Yukon. Makes me afraid to put my car in my garage.
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Re: Yikes!! FIRE!! I was just bragging on the '15 Yukon

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Vehicle self-immolation at the embarrassment of having to go out in public with that new front facia?

Seriously? Those headlights are fugly!
Now the new Escalade, with the LED headlights? That's nice.
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I LOVE the escalade head lights. The tail lights aren't shabby either. The escalade is a serious machine. Loving the redesign. Absolutely loving it.

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I am interested to hear what exactly caused the fire and if it is a widespread issue or an isolated event.
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Re: Yikes!! FIRE!! I was just bragging on the '15 Yukon

People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. New Durango video somewhere on here doing the same "dance".
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Re: Yikes!! FIRE!! I was just bragging on the '15 Yukon

From what I understand, direct injection engines could theoretically be more prone to causing fires....would like to here other opinions on this...
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Maybe same issue they recalled trucks for - was a software issue if the trucked idled too much.
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Maybe same issue they recalled trucks for - was a software issue if the trucked idled too much.
Hmmm.............
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