Risk of Brake Fluid Leak Prompts GM to Recall Buick Envision Vehicles

The master cylinder brake lines may crack and leak brake fluid, potentially leading to reduced braking performance

Risk of Brake Fluid Leak Prompts GM to Recall Buick Envision Vehicles
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December 29, 2016

General Motors (GM) has announced a recall affecting certain model year 2016 Buick Envision vehicles. The master cylinder brake lines on the affected vehicles may crack and leak brake fluid.

If there is a loss of brake fluid, braking performance may be reduced or lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

Approximately 327 Buick Envision vehicles are impacted by this recall—all of which were manufactured between January 19, 2016 and March 18, 2016

GM will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and dealers will replace the master cylinder brake lines, free of charge.

GM has not yet provided a specific owner notification schedule for this recall. For further information, owners can contact Buick customer service by calling (800) 521-7300.

GM's reference number for this recall is 16169.