General Motors is recalling certain units of the Chevrolet Cruze and Volt over a potential issue that could result in the loss of steering.
The defect: in the affected vehicles, the inner tie rod may not be tightened to specification allowing the tie rod to separate from the steering gear.
The hazards: separation of the tie rod from the steering gear could result in the loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
|Manufacturer||Make||Model||Model Years||Production Range|
|General Motors||Chevrolet||Cruze||2014 – 2015||November 8, 2013 – March 12, 2015|
|General Motors||Chevrolet||Volt||2015||April 11, 2014|
Number of vehicles affected: 10.
The fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2015.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this GM-Chevrolet recall should visit recalls.gm.com. There, owners will be able to enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a Chevrolet dealer.
Owners may contact GM-Chevrolet customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Chevrolet Customer Service: 1-800-222-1020
- GM Recall Number: 15386
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 15V442000