Wednesday, April 3, 2013

GM recalls Buick Encores because steering wheel can fall off.


The Los Angeles Times (4/2, White, 692K) reports, "General Motors is recalling some model year 2013 Buick Encores with steering wheel fasteners that may not have been properly installed. The problem could cause the steering wheel to come loose or separate from the steering column." The Times notes that "the recall involves 144 Encores equipped with a heated steering wheel and manufactured between Dec. 9 and Dec. 28." According to the Times, "GM issued a statement about the recall, saying there were no known crashes or injuries related to the problem."

        Also reporting on the recall are Reuters (4/2) and the Wall Street Journal (4/3, Welsh, 2.29M).

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