Steering:Electric Power Assist System

Date Announced
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
RQ19001
Summary
On January 27, 2016, General Motors LLC (GM) notified the Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) that it would conduct Safety Recall 16V054 to address a loss of electric power steering caused by a poor electrical connection within the torque-sensor harness connector in 2,988 Model Year (MY) 2015 Colorado / Canyon vehicles built between January 6, 2015 and March 19, 2015.Subsequently, ODI has received 50 Vehicle Owners Questionnaires (VOQ) reporting a loss of electric power steering in Model Year (MY) 2015 Colorado and Canyon vehicles, built outside the recall scope, that report a loss of power steering assist while driving under a variety of conditions.ODI has opened a Recall Query to assess the scope of Recall 16V054 and to identify the causes and effects of electric power steering failure in the subject vehicles.The ODI complaints cited above can be viewed at www.nhtsa.gov under the following ODI identification numbers: 11204034, 11203986, 11202545, 11196871, 11195425, 11194475, 11193953, 11191695, 11191608, 11183328, 11179899, 11176679, 11175631, 11174965, 11171422, 11164129, 11163929, 11145078, 11142332, 11139992, 11139297, 11131065, 11121042, 11120977, 11120023, 11113567, 11111261, 11111116, 11110648, 11105127, 11090205, 11089014, 11088376, 11082620, 11081290, 11079739, 11066548, 11055645, 11054989, 11054674, 11033819, 11032259, 11030036, 11025093, 11018785, 11014929, 10984556, 10940068, 10904729, 10886052
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