General Motors is recalling the 2016 Buick Regal midsize sedan over an issue that with the power-steering assist system.
The defect: affected vehicles have a power-steering assist system that may fail.
The hazards: a loss of power steering assist may increase the risk of a crash.
Affected vehicles: 2016 Buick Regal manufactured August 30, 2015 to February 12, 2016.
Number of vehicles affected: 74 (United States figure).
The fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric belt drive rack and pinion steering gear assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Buick Regal 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 General Motors dealer.
Owners can also contact Buick customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Buick Customer Service: 1-800-521-7300
- GM Recall Number: 21510
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 16V108000