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Recall 17V267000

Rear Suspension Toe Links Disconnect From Suspension

Recall Details

The rear suspension toe links may not have been installed properly and may disconnect from the vehicle. Dealers will inspect the left and right rear suspension toe-link assemblies, correcting their installation as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Rear suspension components called toe links may have been incorrectly installed, resulting in them loosening and disconnecting from the rear suspension system. This could result in loss of vehicle control and an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Buick must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2017. 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 incomplete 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 17168.

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, April 21, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 21, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11,246
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V267000
Component
SUSPENSION
Summary
General Motors LLC (C) is recalling certain 2017 Buick LaCrosse vehicles. The rear suspension toe-links may have been incorrectly installed, and, as a result, they may loosen and disconnect from the rear suspension system.
Consequence
If a rear-suspension toe-link disconnects, it may cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right rear suspension toe-link assemblies, correcting their installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2017. Owners may contact Buick's customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is 17168.
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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