BUICK LACROSSE 2017: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : BUICK Model : LACROSSE Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-08-23 - 2016-11-02
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V116000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 2017-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2017-02-24
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 17085
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2085
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2017 Buick LaCrosse vehicles. The electrical connectors for the Electronic Power Steering "EPS" system may not be properly sealed. As a result, water may enter and corrode the connectors possibly resulting in a loss of power steering.
Consequence:
      A loss of power steering may result in increased manual steering effort, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect correct the seal seating and secure the EPS connector seals, free of charge. The recall began on March 14, 2017. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 17085.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.