General Motors is recalling certain units of the 2016 Buick Envision over an issue with the vehicle’s braking system.
The defect: the master cylinder brake lines may crack and leak brake fluid.
The hazards: if there is a loss of brake fluid, braking performance may be reduced or lost, increasing the risk of a crash.
Affected vehicles: 2016 Buick Envision manufactured January 19, 2016, to March 18, 2016.
Number of vehicles affected: 327 vehicles (United States figure).
The fix: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the master cylinder brake lines, free of charge.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Buick Envision 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, then owners should take it to a Buick 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: 16169
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 16V922000