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TSB Document:

Affected Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Summary
15356 - SPECIAL COVERAGE. ON SOME 2007-2012 MODEL YEAR CHEVROLET MALIBU, PONTIAC G6, AND SATURN AURA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRIC POWER STEERING ASSIST (EPS), THE STEERING COLUMN TORQUE SENSOR OR THE EPS MOTOR/CONTROLLER MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO SUDDENLY LOSE EPS. IF THE VEHICLE LOSES EPS, THE VEHICLE’S DRIVER INFORMATION CENTER WILL DISPLAY A WARNING MESSAGE AND A WARNING CHIME WILL BE HEARD. THE VEHICLE WILL REVERT TO A MANUAL STEERING MODE, WHICH REQUIRES GREATER DRIVER EFFORT TO OPERATE AT LOW VEHICLE SPEEDS. DEALERS ARE TO REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN TORQUE SENSOR OR EPS MOTOR/CONTROLLER BASED ON DTC. THE REPAIRS WILL BE MADE AT NO CHARGE TO THE CUSTOMER.

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Date Published
AUG 28, 2015
NHTSA TSB #
10089834
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