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Car Recalls

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Buick recalls

 

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.

For Models: Buick Century, Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina

Engine, June 21, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The fuel filler hose may leak where it clamps to the metal fill tube. This can cause a fuel leak, which can lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel hose fill clamp, and reposition and re-secure it as necessary.

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 Century, Buick Regal, Pontiac Grand Prix

Body, Interior & Misc., May 25, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY STOP WORKING DUE TO A SEPARATION BETWEEN THE DRIVE PIN AND CRESCENT IN THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY.

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