Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

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    Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

    2,500 Chevy Cruze sedans recalled for "improperly fastened" steering wheels
    Cruze Compact Sedan Recalled
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    Aaron Richardson



    Chevrolet has reportedly issued a recall of 2,100 of its Cruze compact car in the U.S. and 400 units in Canada after one car was found to have an improperly attached steering wheel. While the defect sounds terrifying, Chevrolet says the mishap hasn't caused an accident or any injuries.

    According to The Detroit News, Chevy is confident that only one car had the issue, and the recall is a precautionary measure. According to the story, Chevy says it inspected more than 2,000 vehicles at the plant where the defective Cruze was built and several hundred more at dealerships and didn't find any with a similar fault.

    Those affected by the recall will be asked to take their Cruze in to the dealership to be inspected for the fault, which will be repaired for free if a problem is found.

    ...more at the link posted above...

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    Re: Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

    Just wondering how out of the 50,000 or so of these built so far, they can narrow the problem down to 2500 units. Do they target units built in a given week? One poorly trained worker? This is too narrow to be a parts issue.
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    Re: Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

    Quote Originally Posted by Dovetonsils View Post
    Just wondering how out of the 50,000 or so of these built so far, they can narrow the problem down to 2500 units. Do they target units built in a given week? One poorly trained worker? This is too narrow to be a parts issue.
    Must have been a single worker who was having a bad day. Maybe his dog recently died or he found out his wife was cheating or something????
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    Re: Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

    Quote Originally Posted by Dovetonsils View Post
    Just wondering how out of the 50,000 or so of these built so far, they can narrow the problem down to 2500 units. Do they target units built in a given week? One poorly trained worker? This is too narrow to be a parts issue.
    You'd be surprised how well they can narrow down a problem and figure those things out. It could be one of many reasons, but theres a ton of data collected in the assembly process for them to analyze and make a decision on. Could have even been a bad tool that didn't complete a torque cycle. But the good thing of out all is that they are being proactive and are taking care of the issue promptly.

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    Re: Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

    They can narrow things down fairly well. My CTS had a recall for missing bolts on the seats. Seems that someone didn't install all 6 on some. I would put it up to someone new.
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    Re: Chevy Cruze Recalled for "Improperly Fastened" Steering Wheel

    Quote Originally Posted by Dovetonsils View Post
    Just wondering how out of the 50,000 or so of these built so far, they can narrow the problem down to 2500 units. Do they target units built in a given week? One poorly trained worker? This is too narrow to be a parts issue.
    Yeah they were likely able to narrow it down to a specific build period

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