In the affected vehicles, the shafts could separate and cause the driver to lose steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. The vehicles in the recall were built between Oct. 2, 2009 and April 21. You can check the build date on the vehicle’s driver-side doorjamb.
Dealers will inspect the intermediate steering shaft and steering gear assembly to make sure the bolt is fully fastened and the shaft is properly assembled. Any repairs will done free of charge. For more info, owners can call Chevrolet at 800-630-2438 or NHTSA’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236.