The Silverado 1500 at the Canadian International Auto Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, February 19, 2013
General Motors is recalling nearly 800,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks worldwide that could lose power steering, according to documents made public Friday.
The largest U.S. automaker said the 2014 model year trucks could
suffer a temporary loss of electric power steering, especially during
low-speed turning maneuvers, according to documents disclosed Friday by
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
includes about 690,000 vehicles in the United States, 80,000 in Canada
and around 25,000 in other markets. GM dealers will reflash the
vehicle’s software to address the defect.
GM spokesman Tom Wilkinson did not have any details on whether crashes or injuries are connected to the recall.
told regulators that before the 2015 model year it made a series of
changes to address potential sources of temporary low voltage conditions
that disable the power steering.
GM has not said when dealers will begin repairing vehicles.
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