GMC SIERRA 1500 2015: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : GMC Model : SIERRA 1500 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-04-14 - 2015-10-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V586000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-12 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-07 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-10
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 18289
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1015918
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon, and Cadillac Escalade vehicles. Electric power steering "EPS" assist may be lost momentarily, followed by a sudden return of EPS assist.
Consequence:
      If EPS assist is lost and then suddenly returns, the driver may have difficulty steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the EPS module software, free of charge. The recall began October 12, 2018. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 18289.
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.