The steering gear pitman shaft may not have been adequately hardened and could break. If this occurs, a loss of steering ability will result, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the steering gear and replace the steering gear pitman shaft if necessary to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 12005.
2012 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Recalls
Steering Gear Pitman Arm Can Fail
Suspension & Steering,March 22, 2012
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