2013 Buick Encore

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2013 Buick Encore
Available in 8 styles:  2013 Buick Encore FWD Sport Utility shown
Starting MSRP
$24,200–$29,690
Estimated MPG

23–25 city / 30–33 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Encore

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Recall number: 13V105000
Recall date: 03/28/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 BUICK ENCORE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 9, 2012 AND DECEMBER 28, 2012, AND EQUIPPED WITH A HEATED STEERING WHEEL. THE STEERING WHEEL FASTENER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY INSTALLED. THIS COULD CAUSE THE STEERING WHEEL TO COME LOOSE OR SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING COLUMN.

Consequence:

IF THE STEERING WHEEL SEPARATES FROM THE STEERING COLUMN WHILE DRIVING, THE ABILITY TO STEER COULD BE LOST, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GENERAL MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND MAKE ANY NECESSARY REPAIRS ON THE STEERING WHEEL. THESE SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE TO THE CUSTOMER. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY APRIL 12, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERAL MOTORS AT 1-800-521-7300. THIS IS GENERAL MOTORS CAMPAIGN NUMBER 13098.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 12/09/2012 and 12/28/2012.


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