X

Buick Regal Recall 00V171000

Recall 00V171000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1995

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 29, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V171000

NHTSA Action Number: EA99026

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 268,146

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CORROSION OF THE AIR BAG INFLATOR'S INTERNAL WIRING, WHICH CAN OCCUR OVER TIME, COULD CAUSE THE INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG. THIS DEPLOYMENT COULD OCCUR DURING VEHICLE START-UP, WHILE THE VEHICLE IS PARKED OR IDLING, OR WHILE IN OPERATION.

Consequence: IF THE CONSUMER IS TOO CLOSE TO AN INFLATING AIR BAG, SERIOUS INJURIES COULD OCCUR.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INFLATORS ON THESE AIR BAGS.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFCATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 29, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT GM CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE AT 1-877-250-1790, BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration