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Car Recalls

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

Chevrolet Lumina recalls

 

For Models: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Oldsmobile Cutlass, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Oldsmobile Intrigue, Pontiac Grand Prix

Suspension & Steering, February 5, 2004

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE RETAINERS COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Chevrolet Venture, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Aztek, Pontiac Grand Prix, Pontiac Montana, Saturn L100, Saturn L200, Saturn L300

Body, Interior & Misc., December 16, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND MINI VANS, SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A PASSENGER AIR BAG THAT WAS MANUFACTURED WITHOUT A CHECK VALVE PIN. AN AIR BAG WITHOUT THE CHECK VALVE PIN COULD PRODUCE INCREASED PRESSURE AT THE ONSET OF THE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT AND REDUCED PRESSURE AFTERWARD.

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina, Chevrolet Venture, Pontiac Aztek, Pontiac Grand Prix, Pontiac Montana, Saturn L100, Saturn L200, Saturn L300

Body, Interior & Misc., January 29, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND MINIVANS. THE PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR MODULES WERE BUILT WITHOUT THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF GENERANT, WHICH PRODUCES THE GAS THAT FILLS THE AIR BAG. SOME WERE BUILT WITH A DOUBLE LOAD OF GENERANT AND SOME WERE BUILT WITHOUT GENERANT.

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 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, 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: Chevrolet Lumina

Brakes, January 21, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The right front brake hose may be misrouted behind the brake line bracket, which may cause the hose to become damaged or restricted. This could result in a loss of braking pressure and function. Dealers will replace the hose and route it correctly.

For Models: Chevrolet Lumina, Pontiac Grand Prix

Body, Interior & Misc., October 27, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The passenger side air bag inflator may have been manufactured with an undersized inflator orifice. An undersized orifice could cause the air bag to explode upon deployment. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag module.

For Models: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina, Pontiac Grand Prix

Body, Interior & Misc., December 18, 1998

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