BUICK ENCORE 2015: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
|Make : BUICK||Model : ENCORE||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2014-11-27 - 2015-02-24|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V146000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-24||Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-13||Date Added to Database: 2015-03-13|
|Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15168|
|Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2295|
General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2015 Buick Encore vehicles manufactured November 27, 2014, to February 24, 2015, and 2015 Chevrolet Trax vehicles manufactured November 18, 2014, to February 17, 2015. The steering column assembly housing may contact the power steering printed circuit board causing the circuit board to wear.
The circuit board wear may cause a sudden loss of electric power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the steering column assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began April 24, 2015. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 15168.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.