RECALL Subject: Steering Wheel may Detach
Report Receipt Date: MAR 28, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V105000
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick Encore
vehicles manufactured between December 9, 2012 and December 28, 2012,
and equipped with a heated steering wheel. The steering wheel fastener
may not have been properly installed. This could cause the steering
wheel to come loose or separate from the steering column.
If the steering wheel separates from the steering column while
driving, the ability to steer could be lost, increasing the risk of a
General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and make
any necessary repairs on the steering wheel. These services will be
provided at no charge to the customer. The safety recall is expected
to begin by April 12, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at
1-800-521-7300. This is General Motors campaign number 13098.