GM recalls 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon trucks over steering defect

Updated Feb 24, 2016
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General Motors has issued a recall on certain 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 3,000 pickups are at risk of a loss of power steering assist due to a poor electrical connection within the steering gear connector.

The affected Colorado trucks were manufactured between Jan. 6 and March 17, 2015 while the Canyon models were manufactured between Jan. 6 and March 19, 2015.

GM says it will notify owners of the vehicles though it has not released a notification schedule. GM dealers will replace the steering gear pinion sensor cover assembly on the trucks free of charge.

Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 15595.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or visit Refer to NHTSA campaign number 16V054000.