CHEVROLET MALIBU MAXX 2007: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
|Make : CHEVROLET||Model : MALIBU MAXX||Year : 2007|
|Build Dates : 2006-04-01 - 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|
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.
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.
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|
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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.