NHTSA Investigates GM Power Steering Recall
There is an investigation underway by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to see if a previous recall issued by General Motors for faulty power steering covered enough vehicles.
About the General Motors Power Steering Recall
Initially in 2016 there were 2,988 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Trucks recalled for poor electrical connection that could lead to the vehicle losing power steering and an increased risk of crash. Now there has been at least 50 reports made of vehicles having similar problems.
This could lead to almost 115,000 more vehicles being recalled. As of now there has been no reports of injuries or fatalities released.
Description of Recalled GM Vehicles
According to reports:
- The vehicles recalled were 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks
- The vehicles had a poor electrical connection that could lead to a loss in power steering
Contact an Experienced Vehicle Recall Attorney
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