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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,060 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2015 GMC Sierra 1500 steering problems

steering problem

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2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 012016

Sierra 1500

  • 46,780 miles


Steering rack makes a loud clunking/clicking noise when turning in either direction.

- Theodore, AL, USA

problem #2

Jun 212016

Sierra 1500

  • 14,400 miles
I am in receipt of the paperwork concerning the above claimed for my vehicle. The paperwork in my possession clearly states that farmers insurance has made me aware that my vehicle ¿has been determined to be a total loss¿. I am concerned about these findings since it seemed my vehicle only suffered minor damages to the exterior only. Airbags where not deployed nor any windows shattered. I am also in receipt of the paperwork concerning my claim and determining I am 51% at fault towards the accident. I clearly gave my side of the story to the police office that my steering wheel had locked and I was unable to maneuver the vehicle. I was not under the influence of any drugs so I feel mechanical failure should be assessed. Supplemental information was also sent to me where it clearly states recall notices for my vehicle. Recall notice NHTSA campaign id # 14V719000, dated by the manufacturer November 10, 2014 states a recall notice naming the steering as the component needing to be replaced. I never received any information from the manufacturer GMC/Chevrolet concerning this matter. Upon review of this letter, please also take into consideration the recalls that you have provided me and reconsider pursuing of subrogation from a third party, I.e. GMC/Chevrolet manufacturer.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 072016

Sierra 1500

  • 14,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500. The contact stated that while driving at 2 mph, the steering wheel fractured from the vehicle. As a result, the contact crashed into a concrete post and the air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained left hand injuries that did not require medical attention. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was towed away from the crash scene to a dealer who diagnosed that the connection point at steering wheel column needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 14,000.

- Frankston, TX, USA

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