200,000 brakes or 144 possible steering wheels that got caught real early.
The GM recall affects 144 Encores equipped with heated steering wheels, a new compact crossover vehicle introduced in January by Buick, is built by GM Korea. A companion model is sold by GM in Europe as the Opel Mokka.
The company said it had contacted 59 customers who had taken delivery of Encores with heated steering wheels "and their vehicles are being inspected."
They also had a long run of head gasket problems. my wife's friend bought one of those and never had a problem, but the Subaru dealer talked her into changing it out anyway. Another little example of money going into dealer pockets....