GM recalling Aveo cars for safety belt fix

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DETROIT, Aug 23 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp. is recalling more than 32,000 of its Chevrolet Aveo subcompact cars because of a potential problem with their rear seat safety belts. An advisory on the Web site of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the retractor on the seat belts may lock in position, rendering them useless in the event of a crash. A total of 32,301 Aveos from the 2004 model year are affected by the recall, NHTSA said.

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