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Buick Park Avenue recalls

 

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Oldsmobile 88, Pontiac Bonneville

Engine, June 30, 2004

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3800 V6 (L36) ENGINES AND CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, THE REGULATORS HAVE A MUCH HIGHER THAN USUAL RATE OF FUEL LEAKS. A LEAK CAN ALLOW FUEL TO ENTER THE INTAKE MANIFOLD THROUGH A VACUUM LINE. IF THE ENGINE DOES NOT START WHEN CRANKED, THE FUEL FROM THE LEAKING REGULATOR AND A MISTIMED SPARK CAN CAUSE A BACKFIRE.

For Models: Buick Park Avenue

Body, Interior & Misc., December 19, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE HANDLE MAY BE INSTALLED OR FORCED OUT OF THE PROPER POSITION.

For Models: Buick Park Avenue

Body, Interior & Misc., January 5, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Due to a system "latch up" condition, the windshield wipers may not operate in both low and high speeds. A compromised wiper system may result in poor visibility. Dealers will replace the wiper motor cover, which contains the microprocessor for the wiper motor.

For Models: Buick Park Avenue

Body, Interior & Misc., August 31, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE FRONT SEAT SHOULDER BELTS THAT MAY TWIST, ALLOWING THE WEBBING TO BECOME JAMMED IN THE RETRACTOR.

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Cadillac DeVille, Cadillac Seville, Oldsmobile Aurora, Oldsmobile Intrigue, Pontiac Bonneville

Brakes, June 21, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The anti-lock brake system hydraulic control unit (HCU) may leak brake fluid. A brake fluid leak may compromise braking ability, which could result in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the HCU if necessary.

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Oldsmobile Aurora

Brakes, October 8, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The brake pedal to pedal assembly attachment nuts may be loose, which can cause a low brake pedal and a compromised brake system operation. Dealers will replace any missing brake booster to brake pedal assembly nuts and tighten all four nuts to the specified torque.

For Models: Buick Park Avenue, Oldsmobile Aurora

Brakes, May 13, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH INCORRECT FRONT BRAKE ROTOR, BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY, BRAKE PADS, AND CALIPER MOUNTING BRACKET ON EITHER THE LEFT OR RIGHT SIDE OF THE VEHICLE.

For Models: Buick Park Avenue, Cadillac DeVille, Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville

Brakes, May 28, 1997

Summary: THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE OR THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE AND TRACTION CONTROL MODULE CAN CAUSE THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) TO CYCLE DURING A NON-ABS BRAKE APPLICATION.

For Models: Buick Park Avenue

Body, Interior & Misc., March 26, 1997

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH CENTER REAR SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 210, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES."

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Buick Regal, Buick Riviera, Oldsmobile 88, Oldsmobile 98, Pontiac Bonneville

Engine, July 8, 1996

Summary: A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD.

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