Forwarded by ALERT Member Rich Maxwell
RECALL Subject : Failure of Electric Power Steering
Report Receipt Date: MAR 18, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V160000
Component(s): STEERING 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,280

Products Associated with this Recall
…………CHEVROLET CAPRICE POLICE PURSUIT 2014-2016

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

SUMMARY: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016. Caprice Police Pursuit Vehicles manufactured May 15, 2013, to March 3, 2016. Corrosion of the connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor connector may cause a loss of electric power steering assist.

CONSEQUENCE: A greater steering effort would be needed to control the vehicle if power steering is lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is 22010.
NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.