Electric Power Steering (EPS) Recall

Electric Power Steering (EPS) Recall

This proposed class action concerns the negligent and dangerous design, manufacture and installation of the electric power steering assist in the vehicles named in the following chart:

MAKEMODELMODEL YEARS (Inclusive)
ChevroletMalibu2004 to 2006, 2008 to 2009
ChevroletCobalt2005 to 2010
ChevroletHHR2009 to 2010
PontiacG52007 to 2010
PontiacG62005 to 2006, 2008 to 2009
PontiacPursuit2005 to 2006
SaturnIon2004 to 2007
SaturnAura2008 to 2009

The statement of claim was filed May 2, 2014.

On March 31, 2014, GMC announced that if the power steering is lost, the subject vehicles will revert to a manual steering mode, requiring greater driver effort to steer at low vehicle speeds, which could result in an increased risk of a crash. 

The plaintiffs allege that GM and GMC were negligent in the design, manufacture and installation of the electric power steering assist in the Vehicles which was a dangerous defect.