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Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Buick recalls

 

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 Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Pontiac Grand Prix

Body, Interior & Misc., May 13, 1997

Summary: THE CENTER REAR SEAT BELT ANCHOR PLATE EXHIBITS STRESS CRACKS.

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

Electrical & Lights, April 30, 1997

Summary: THE PROTECTIVE COVER FOR THE UNDERHOOD FUSE CENTER WAS OMITTED. WITHOUT THIS COVER, THE POSITIVE TERMINAL BOLT ON THE FUSE BLOCK IS EXPOSED AND CAN CONTACT THE INSULATED NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE. IF THE INSULATION ON THE NEGATIVE CABLE BECOMES SUFFICIENTLY WORN, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR BETWEEN THE POSITIVE TERMINAL AND NEGATIVE CABLE RESULTING IN EXTREMELY HIGH CURRENT FLOW.

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 Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Pontiac Grand Prix

Body, Interior & Misc., March 6, 1997

Summary: SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A STRAINED OR SEPARATED WASHER/WIPER SWITCH POWER FEED WIRE.

For Models: Buick Skylark, Pontiac Grand Am

Suspension & Steering, January 6, 1997

Summary: THE STEERING COLUMN LOWER PINCH BOLT WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY.

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac Fleetwood, Chevrolet Caprice

Drive Train, December 2, 1996

Summary: THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.

For Models: Buick Skylark

Engine, November 11, 1996

Summary: DURING ASSEMBLY OF THE LEFT REAR QUARTER PANEL, SOME WELDS WERE MISSED. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY."

For Models: Buick Skylark, Oldsmobile Achieva

Body, Interior & Misc., November 4, 1996

Summary: DURING DEPLOYMENT OF THE PASSENGER AIR BAG, THE AIR BAG FABRIC CAN SNAG ON A REINFORCEMENT INSIDE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL, CAUSING THE EXPANDING AIR BAG TO LIFT THE INSTRUMENT PANEL PAD AND THEN DEPLOY UNDER THE INSTRUMENT PANEL INSTEAD OF THROUGH THE DOOR IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.

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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