Recall 16V054000

Power Steering Assist Fails

Recall Details

The power steering system may fail due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear system. Dealers will replace the steering gear pinion sensor cover free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The power steering system may fail, increasing steering effort for the driver. This may increase the risk of losing vehicle control and causing an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Chevrolet or General Motors truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 15595.

Suspension & Steering, February 01, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 01, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,988
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V054000
Component
STEERING
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2015 Chevrolet Colorado vehicles manufactured January 6, 2015, to March 17, 2015, and 2015 GMC Canyon vehicles manufactured January 6, 2015, to March 19, 2015. A poor electrical connection within the steering gear connector may cause a loss of power steering assist.
Consequence
A loss or reduction in power steering assist may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear pinion sensor cover assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 15595.
Notify
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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