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Buick recalls

 

For Models: Buick Regal, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2000

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.

For Models: Buick Skylark, Oldsmobile Achieva, Pontiac Grand Am

Electrical & Lights, December 19, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE STARTER FAILS TO ENGAGE AND THE DRIVER HOLD THE KEY IN THE "START" POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, PRODUCING HEAT THAT CAN MELT SWITCH PARTS.

For Models: Buick Century, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Impala

Body, Interior & Misc., November 16, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The side air bag inflator may separate from the air bag module during deployment. This may cause reduced protection and injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag module.

For Models: Buick Riviera, Oldsmobile Aurora

Body, Interior & Misc., November 15, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR SHOULDER BELT(S) DO NOT RETRACT. A RETAINER COULD SEPARATE FROM A REAR SEAT SHOULDER BELT RETRACTOR WHICH RESULTS IN THE RETRACTOR RETURN SPRING BECOMING DISENGAGED.

For Models: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Pontiac Grand Prix

Body, Interior & Misc., September 28, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHERE ROAD SALT USE IS HEAVY. A CONDITION WHERE ONE OR BOTH FRONT ENGINE CRADLE BOLTS CAN PULL THROUGH THE RETAINERS DUE TO CORROSION OF THE RETAINERS.

For Models: Buick LeSabre

Electrical & Lights, September 14, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The adjuster screws for the headlamp reflector aiming do not function properly, which can impair driver visibility. Buick will provide updated instructions to vehicle owners regarding headlamp aiming.

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 Century, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Blazer, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Chevrolet S10, Chevrolet Venture, GMC Jimmy, GMC Sonoma, Oldsmobile Intrigue, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Grand Prix, Pontiac Montana, Saturn LS, Saturn LS1, Saturn LS2

Body, Interior & Misc., August 24, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.

For Models: Buick Century, Buick Regal

Electrical & Lights, July 20, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE VERTICAL HEAD LAMP ADJUSTING DEVICE MAY NOT BE CALIBRATED PROPERLY.

For Models: Buick Century, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina

Brakes, June 23, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The rear wheel spindles may loosen because the bolt heads that secure the spindles may separate. This may cause the rear wheels to shift, causing loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear wheel spindle bolts.

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