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Steering out! Dealer said they couldn't fix it because of to many miles! Even with the recall!! John gray at the time,but Hutch dealership now, in Pantsville,ky...Had to take the car to a nearby garage because I couldn't get it any farther to the nearest dealer! What do I do? Please help! My phone # (606) 395-0258 I would appreciate any help you could give me. Thank you so much! Linda Gail Evans

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When there is a recall out on a vehicle the onus is on the manufacturer to have the recall notice attended to regardless of the number of miles on the clock. IT is a requirement under law If the dealer service centre wants to play hard ball then you have 2 options ---contact the customer service centre on the manufacturers web site and make a formal complaint about the dealer and his response to the recall notice or seek legal advice on how to have the problem fixed.. The problem is that manufacturers only pay a fixed labour rate to the dealers for warranty and recalls and some dealers think that they can supplement that amount by scalping the customers

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Hi,be sure the power stering fluid level is perfect........

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SOURCE: Turning off the OnStar in a 2005 TrailBlazer

The OnStar module is under the rear seat, passenger side. You should be able to just pull the connectors out of the module. Just the rectangular ones.

The dealer is thinking about the power amplifier for the Bose radio system. That's in the fender at the right rear of the car, but that's not the issue here.

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SOURCE: 2006 Malibu Maxx Electric Power Steering

i would check the stearing rack check. ive seen them go bad. and do what your talking about.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: have broken left front strut(s) on 1998 malibu LS 4-door

dealers will not do warranty repairs from another shop.but if it is a recall then the only way the dealer can refuse the work is if they can prove that the job was completed by another matter who has done the work the recall needs to be completed by the dealer ships. they may or may not give you a problem about this.
i would just keep that part to yourself and let the dealer deal with the recalls part of it.
as far as the struts yes they need to be replaced if one side or the other if not both bounch up and down.
if you can go and push up and down on the corner of the car and get it bouncing up and down progressivly more and more then they are bad .they they resist a lot and its very hard to get it to bounce then they may not need replacement.if they do need to be replaced its important to do it as soon as possable as the front hold most of the weight when in braking and turning conditions and its very easy to loose control of the car with week struts.use kyb replacments.the firmer the better i allways have liked up front.

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SOURCE: I have a 2004 chevy

Sounds to me like the hydroboost system has a stuck biass valve in the hydrobooster. The sytem works both the brakes and the steering.

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