General Motors Corp. says a possible power-steering problem may be the culprit in a recall of 824,000 vehicles made from January 1996 to October 1997. GM says the lower pinion bearing in the power-steering gear could separate, leading to sporadic power-steering loss or inadvertent power assist. Vehicles affected by the recall include GM sedans such as the ’96 Buick Regal, ’97-’98 Oldsmobile Cutlass and Intrigue, ’97-’98 Chevrolet Lumina and ’96 Pontiac Grand Prix. GM knows of eight ...

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