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Buick Recall 03009: GM/Steering Column Intermediate Shaft

2003 Buick Rendezvous

This condition could allow the intermediate shaft to spin inside the steering column coupling, resulting in loss of steering control of the vehicle. If this were to happen while the vehicle is moving, a crash could resulting without prior warning.

Steering

Summary
In some of these sport utility vehicles, the diameter of the steering column intermediate shaft is too small.
Actions
Dealers will inspect, and replace if necessary, the steering column intermediate shaft. Owners were notified by telephone on February 7, 2003, with a follow-up letter on February 11, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.
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Date Announced
FEB 20, 2003
Vehicles Affected
4,512
Buick Recall #
03009
NHTSA Campaign #
03V052000
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