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Car Recalls

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

Cadillac recalls

 

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac Fleetwood, Chevrolet Caprice

Drive Train, December 13, 1995

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL LINKAGE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION."

For Models: Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville

Electrical & Lights, December 8, 1995

Summary: THE ANALOG INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER ON THESE VEHICLES COULD HAVE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT DISRUPTING THE PASS KEY SYSTEM, CAUSING FAILURE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL GAUGES AND TELL-TALES, AND A POSSIBLE NO-START CONDITION. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 101, "CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS;" NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT;" AND NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."

For Models: Buick Riviera, Cadillac Eldorado

Body, Interior & Misc., June 21, 1995

Summary: THE FRONT OUTER SHOULDER BELT WEB SEW STOP CAN BECOME STUCK IN THE RETRACTOR. THE BELT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO PULL OUT OF THE RETRACTOR AND SOME OCCUPANTS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO FASTEN THE BELT.

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac Fleetwood, Chevrolet Caprice

Drive Train, May 31, 1995

Summary: THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS." AT LOW TEMPERATURES, EXCESSIVE FRICTION CAN OCCUR IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY.

For Models: Cadillac DeVille, Cadillac Fleetwood

Drive Train, November 28, 1994

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Cadillac has recalled 1991-1993 Cadillac DeVille and Fleetwood vehicles because the upper transaxle cooler line may leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak in the engine compartment may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the upper transaxle cooler line.

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac Fleetwood, Chevrolet Caprice

Engine, November 3, 1994

Summary: THE FUEL TANK ATTACHMENT STRAP FASTENERS WERE NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED. THE FASTENERS CAN COMPLETELY DETACH, EVENTUALLY ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO SAG AND THE BOTTOM OF THE TANK TO STRIKE THE ROADWAY.

For Models: Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville

Heating & Air Conditioning, September 13, 1994

Summary: IF THE AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR CLUTCH ASSEMBLY CONTACTS THE AUXILIARY ENGINE OIL COOLER OUT HOSE, THE HOSE MAY WEAR THROUGH ALLOWING ENGINE OIL TO LEAK IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac Fleetwood, Chevrolet Caprice

Drive Train, April 19, 1994

Summary: PAINT ON THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACES CAN ACT AS A SHIM BETWEEN THE WHEEL AND THE ROTOR/DRUM. AS THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN, THE WHEEL IMBEDS INTO THE PAINT, LOOSENING THE LUG NUT AND CAUSING A LOSS OF CLAMP LOAD.

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Cadillac Fleetwood, Chevrolet Caprice

Engine, April 12, 1994

Summary: THE ENGINE OIL COOLER INLET HOSE MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED TOO CLOSE TO THE STEERING GEAR CAUSING CHAFING. THE CHAFING CAN EVENTUALLY WEAR THROUGH THE HOSE'S PROTECTIVE SLEEVE RESULTING IN ENGINE OIL LEAKING ONTO THE ENGINE.

For Models: Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville

Drive Train, October 15, 1993

Summary: THE THROTTLE CABLE CAN BECOME DISENGAGED FROM THE RETAINING BRACKET.