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4.8 million GM vehicles recalled so far in 2014

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NEW YORK — General Motors Co. announced Saturday that it was recalling about 490,000 trucks and 172,000 small cars, meaning the automaker has now recalled about 4.8 million vehicles in the United States during the first three months of the year. That is about six times the number of recalls it made in all of 2013.

The trucks being recalled are the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups, as well as the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL with six-speed automatic transmissions. GM said a loose fitting for the transmission’s oil cooler line could allow oil leaks. The automaker said it was aware of three fires but no injuries resulting from the problem.

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