PONTIAC G6 2006: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : PONTIAC Model : G6 Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2006-04-18 - 2006-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V064000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-02-24 Date Received by ODI: 2015-02-04 Date Added to Database: 2015-02-04
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14772
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 69633
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2006-2007 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx vehicles manufactured April 1, 2006, to June 30, 2006, and 2006-2007 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured April 18, 2006, to June 30, 2006. In the affected vehicles, there may be a sudden loss of electric power steering "EPS" assist that could occur at any time while driving.
Consequence:
      If power steering assist is lost, greater driver effort would be required to steer the vehicle at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque sensor assembly, free of charge. The recall began February 24, 2015. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737. GM's number for this recall is 14772. Note: This is an expansion of recall 14V-153 to cover additional vehicles built between April 1, 2006 and June 30, 2006.
Report Initiator: ODI 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.