You may be on to something, maybe even a class action?
Best to contact a consumer protection atty in your state.
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Short answer: If you car is no longer covered by the warranty, then this seems to be a "good will" gesture.
However, Mr. Kaufman raises an good point, too. If this steering mechanism is identical to the others that have been recalled, as you have claimed, then there may be more that can be done here. It will require an experienced attorney to research the issue, to see if there is a viable claim (on an individual basis, or a class action basis).
Consult with an attorney in your state.
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I agree with my colleagues. My office is in Newark and my partner and I would be interested in meeting with you during a free consultation to discuss possible recourses. We're pretty certain that we can get you the satisfaction you deserve. Please contact us if you are interested. Best of luck either way.
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