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Car Recalls

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

Chevrolet Lumina APV recalls

 

For Models: Chevrolet Cavalier, Chevrolet Lumina APV, Chevrolet Venture, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Grand Prix, Pontiac Sunfire, Pontiac Trans Sport

Suspension & Steering, January 24, 2003

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE AND SOME OTHER RETAINERS USED IN VEHICLES ASSEMBLED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1996 AND OCTOBER 31, 1997, COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.

For Models: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Grand Prix, Pontiac Trans Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., June 11, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR CRADLE BOLTS PULL THROUGH THE RETAINERS DUE TO CORROSION OF THE RETAINER. IF BOTH BOLTS PULL THROUGH, THE REAR CRADLE WOULD NOT LONGER BE SUPPORTED AT THESE MOUNTING LOCATIONS AND THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING GEAR.

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: Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Lumina APV, Pontiac Trans Sport

Drive Train, January 29, 1996

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH THROTTLE CABLE SUPPORT BRACKETS THAT COULD CONTACT THE THROTTLE LEVER SYSTEM AND INHIBIT THE THROTTLE RETURN. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 124, "ACCELERATOR CONTROL SYSTEMS."

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport

Brakes, February 17, 1995

Summary: IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED BRAKE PEDAL ARM CAUSES THE BRAKE PEDAL ARM TO FRACTURE DURING BRAKING.

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 1994

Summary: THE SECOND ROW, RIGHT HAND SHOULDER BELT CAN BECOME "PINCHED" BETWEEN THE SEAT AND THE DOOR FRAME PILLAR TRIM. THE SHOULDER BELT MAY NOT RETRACT PROPERLY, WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE 1994 VEHICLES HAVE AN OPTIONAL INTEGRAL (BUILT IN) CHILDSEAT INSTALLED NEXT TO THE POWER SLIDING SIDE DOOR. THE 1993 INVOLVED VEHICLES HAVE STANDARD SEATS IN THAT SAME POSITION.

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., March 25, 1994

Summary: VEHICLE FAILS TO CONFORM TO FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE SAFETY BELT OF THE LEFT THIRD ROW SEAT ON THE SIX PASSENGER VAN AND THE CENTER SECOND ROW SEAT OF THE SEVEN PASSENGER VAN MAY LOCK UP AND CANNOT BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE RETRACTOR.

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., February 21, 1994

Summary: THE THIRD ROW SAFETY BELT RETRACTORS MAY BE INSTALLED INCORRECTLY AND MAY LOCK-UP WHEN THE VEHICLE IS ON SLOPES OF LESS THAN 15 DEGREES, WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., December 16, 1993

Summary: THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTORS FOR THE REAR CENTER POSITION ARE MISSING A PAWL SPRING AND IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT, WILL ALLOW THE SAFETY BELT WEBBING TO EXTEND BEYOND THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., January 6, 1992

Summary: A RIGHT HAND SEAT/SHOULDER BELT RETRACTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN THE SECOND ROW LEFT HAND SEAT POSITION (DIRECTLY BEHIND DRIVER).