GM Recalls More than 1 Million Vehicles for Power Steering Defect
GM Recalls More than 1 Million Vehicles for Power Steering Defect

General Motors (GM) has issued a recall of more than 1 million vehicles for a power steering defect that can lead to accidents. The automaker has reported 30 crashes and two injuries related to the issue.

According to GM’s report to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the vehicles affected may experience a temporary loss of power steering, followed by a sudden return of the function. The defect is especially prevalent during “low-speed turning maneuvers.” GM says the loss of power is caused by an electrical/software issue. Drivers experiencing the malfunction may have difficult steering the vehicle, which can result in a crash.

Vehicles included in the recall are certain 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC 1500 pickup trucks, 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban SUVs, GMC Yukon SUVs, and Cadillac Escalade SUVs.

The recall follows a safety investigation conducted by GM in June. Customers will be notified soon if their vehicle is affected, and dealers will perform a software fix to repair the defect.

“As this defect has already been linked to 30 reported crashes, vehicle owners should take this recall seriously and have their vehicles repaired as soon as possible,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured by a defective product and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, El Centro, and Yucca Valley, and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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