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Car Recalls

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

Buick recalls

 

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.

For Models: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina

Brakes, April 22, 1996

Summary: THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINE CAN CONTACT THE TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET OR ATTACHMENT BOLT.

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile 88, Oldsmobile 98, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Bonneville, Pontiac Trans Sport

Drive Train, March 22, 1996

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 1991 THROUGH JULY 1995. THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE CAN SEPARATE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN LOW TEMPERATURES IN COMBINATION WITH HIGH TRANSMISSION LOADS.

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue

Body, Interior & Misc., March 4, 1996

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OR MORE INCORRECT SAFETY BELT AND/OR SAFETY BELT BUCKLE ENDS. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."