Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6 recall over failing steering

Well, seems like yet another recall and this time from Chevy, as they have had to announce the recall of the Chevy Malibu and Pontiac G6. Thankfully, this is not one of those forced ones, as General motors has been working with the NHTSA to ensure things go as smoothly as possible.

Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6 recall over failing steering

The reason the Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6 are to be recalled is due to an issue with their steering. There is a risk that these 69,633 affected vehicles could see their electric power steering assist fail.

According the NHTSA, General Motors has said that there is a great risk of a crash, although more so at low speeds because this is where the power steering is the most help.

We know some of you will say that cars used to be fine without power steering in the past, but for a car with it to lose it, that is completely different, as the steering gets far too heavy to control because the nature of its design.

If you have a 2006-2007 Chevy Malibu sedan or Maxx or a Pontiac G6 manufactured between April 1, 2006, and June 30, 2006 and April 18, 2006, to June 30, 2006 respectively, then you might want to give your local dealer a call.

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