Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 28, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V105000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

144

Summary:

General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick Encore vehicles manufactured between December 9, 2012 and December 28, 2012, and equipped with a heated steering wheel. The steering wheel fastener may not have been properly installed. This could cause the steering wheel to come loose or separate from the steering column.

Consequence:

If the steering wheel separates from the steering column while driving, the ability to steer could be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and make any necessary repairs on the steering wheel. These services will provided at no charge to the customer. The safety recall is expected to begin by April 12, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300. This is General Motors campaign number 13098.

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.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration