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Buick Century recalls

 

For Models: Buick Century, Chevrolet Celebrity, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Body, Interior & Misc., October 19, 1995

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH REAR OUTBOARD SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGES THAT MAY NOT WITHSTAND THE REQUIRED LOAD. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO.210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."

For Models: Buick Century, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Suspension & Steering, October 21, 1994

Summary: THE RIGHT HAND SPINDLE NUT WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY. THIS CAN CAUSE PREMATURE WHEEL BEARING FAILURE AND OVER TIME, THE SPINDLE CAN FRACTURE.

For Models: Buick Century, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Body, Interior & Misc., September 22, 1994

Summary: WATER INTRUSION CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE POWER DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY.

For Models: Buick Century, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Drive Train, February 17, 1994

Summary: IN THE EVENT OF A PRIMARY ACCELERATOR CONTROL SPRING FAILURE, THE SECONDARY (BACK-UP) ACCELERATOR CONTROL RETURN SPRING WILL NOT RETURN THE THROTTLE TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION, AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEM."

For Models: Buick Century

Drive Train, February 4, 1994

Summary: DURING ASSEMBLY, WATER MAY HAVE ENTERED THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT CAUSING IT TO DEVELOP A HIGH EFFORT AND/OR BINDING CONDITION IN VERY COLD WEATHER.

For Models: Buick Century

Drive Train, October 21, 1993

Summary: THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE MAY SEPARATE FROM THE CONDUIT END FITTING WHILE ENGAGED AND ACCELERATOR CONTROL COULD BE LOST.

For Models: Buick Century, Chevrolet Cavalier, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, Pontiac Sunbird

Brakes, August 10, 1993

Summary: THE BRAKE HOSES WERE MANUFACTURED INCORRECTLY, AND DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 106, "BRAKE HOSES."

For Models: Buick Century, Chevrolet Celebrity, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Body, Interior & Misc., September 24, 1992

Summary: THE POWER SEAT OR RECLINER WIRING HARNESS CAN BE PINCHED OR CAN CHAFE ON THE SEAT FRAME OR SPRING SUPPORT ROD, WEARING THROUGH THE WIRE INSULATION AND CAUSING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

For Models: Buick Century, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

Electrical & Lights, May 13, 1992

Summary: THE OPTIONAL REMOTE ENTRY MODULE MAY HAVE A FAULT WHICH CAUSES RANDOM ACTUATION OF INTERIOR LAMPS, DOOR LOCKS, AND/OR TAILGATE RELEASE. THIS ACTUATION MAY OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN USE OR UNATTENDED.

For Models: Buick Century, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Pontiac Grand Prix

Drive Train, November 29, 1991

Summary: THE REVERSE SERVO APPLY PIN MAY BIND IN THE CASE WHICH COULD CAUSE REVERSE BAND DISTRESS (LOSS OR SLIPPING OF REVERSE), REVERSE BAND DRAG IN DRIVE RANGE (POOR PERFORMANCE -- POOR POWER), OR THE TRANSMISSION TO REMAIN IN REVERSE WHILE THE SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS NEUTRAL GEAR POSITION.

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