with 4 Cylinder, 2.2L Gasoline Engine (VIN F — RPO L61)
This bulletin is being revised to add the 2005 model year for Chevrolet and Pontiac, add the Classic model and update the Parts Information. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 03-02-32-001A (Section 02 – Steering).
Some customers may comment on a momentary reduction of power steering (P/S) assist on initial start up with low ambient temperatures about -12°C (10°F). The system returns to full assist after the vehicle has run for a few seconds.
Built Prior to April 9, 1999 with 2.2L Engine (VIN 4 — RPO LN2)
and Hydra-matic 3T40 Transaxle (RPO MD9)
Some owners of the above listed vehicles built prior to April 9, 1999 (Julian Date 099) may comment about a slip or no REVERSE condition. Initial slipping in REVERSE may not be evident until engine RPM is increased.