2016 CHEVROLET CAPRICE POLICE PURSUIT - STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit vehicles (PPV), that did not get a replacement steering gear under recalls 17V-265 or 16V-160. The connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor may fail, possibly resulting in a loss of electric power steering assist.
HazardA greater steering effort would be needed to control the vehicle if power steering assist is lost, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionGM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering gear assembly, replacing any that are not of the approved part numbers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 12, 2020. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is N202306620.