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NHTSA — Steering: Hydraulic Power Assist System Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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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1998 Pontiac Sunfire steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Pontiac Sunfire Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 142005

Sunfire 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

NHTSA recall campaign 02V286000; General Motors issued a steering assembly recall. This vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN. But at certain times the power steering failed when making turns, making the ability to maneuver the vehicle difficult, and increasing the risk of a crash. Vehicle power steering performs like it has no power stering, just like recall describes. Dealer refused to take action cause VIN is not in lot of #'s recalled.

- Garner, NC, USA

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