The transmission gear position indicator switch may lose contact, which can cause the vehicle to go into a fail safe mode. Performance will be reduced, which may cause a crash. Dealers will replace the transmission gear position indicator switch.
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The lower steering shaft where it fits into the steering gear has a retainer collar that may not be fully installed. This could cause the shaft to separate from the steering gear, which could cause a loss of steering control. Dealers will inspect the collar for proper positioning and adjust it as necessary.