Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit Cars Recalled for Steering Issue

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit vehicle is being recalled to address a possible steering defect.

A total of 6,280 police cars from the 2014-2016 model years are affected by the recall, which comes following an investigation that GM launched in September. According to the American automaker, electric power steering assist can be lost due to potential corrosion on a torque sensor connector. As a result, this can lead to the driver having to put more effort to manually steer, increasing the risk of an accident.

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GM launched a formal investigation after the La Grange, Illinois police department reported a loss of power steering to the automaker. The corrosion can be the result of the police vehicles’ heavy usage.

No accidents or injuries related to the issue have been reported and dealerships will replace the steering gear assembly at no charge.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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