Vauxhall issues warning over steering problems for around 3,000 models

Source: The Guadian
Date: 30th-september-2014 Time:  3:45:33 pm

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Car company, Vauxhall has warned owners of around 3,000 models not to drive the vehicles due to a steering problem.

Vauxhall said that some Adam and Corsa/Corsavan models registered since May 2014 had been manufactured with a steering system part that did not meet the company’s specification.

It said: “As a precaution, these vehicles should not be driven prior to inspection.

“Vauxhall puts the safety and convenience of its customers first and as this condition concerns their safety, the company is taking immediate action.”

The company said that from Saturday, owners will be able to find out if their vehicle is affected by going to the Vauxhall Website and clicking on the ’Safety Check for ADAM and Corsa’ button for further information.

It added: “Alternatively customers can call the Vauxhall customer assistance centre for advice on 0800 026 0034 between 9am and 5.30pm.”

Vauxhall said it had become aware of the condition during routine quality control at the vehicle manufacturing plants – one in Germany and one in Spain. It added it was not aware of any accident or injury related to the issue.

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