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Car Recalls

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

Pontiac recalls

 

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Oldsmobile 88, Oldsmobile 98, Pontiac Bonneville

Brakes, October 8, 1991

Summary: WHEN APPLIED, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY MAY RELEASE ONE OR MORE TEETH, REDUCING THE CABLE LOAD TO THE REAR BRAKES.

For Models: Chevrolet Cavalier, Pontiac Sunbird

Body, Interior & Misc., September 30, 1991

Summary: FRONT DOOR INTERLOCK STRIKER MAY FAIL, CAUSING DOOR FRAME COLLAPSE AND INSUFFICIENT STRENGTH FOR THE SHOULDER BELT ANCHORAGE.

For Models: Chevrolet Cavalier, Pontiac Sunbird

Body, Interior & Misc., September 5, 1991

Summary: THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING IS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MISSING, LEADING TO A CONDITION WHERE THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH DOES NOT ENGAGE THE SECONDARY STRIKER.

For Models: Pontiac Bonneville

Drive Train, August 5, 1991

Summary: TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE MAY DISENGAGE FROM SHIFT CONTROL CABLE BRACKET, CAUSING LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE, AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.

For Models: Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird

Body, Interior & Misc., May 8, 1991

Summary: THE METAL LATCHPLATES MAY NOT ENGAGE THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES, CAUSING A "NO LATCH" CONDITION. MOVEMENT OF THE SEAT OCCUPANT IN THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE LATCHPLATE RELEASE FROM THE BUCKLE.

For Models: Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird

Body, Interior & Misc., March 7, 1991

Summary: PLASTIC COMPONENTS OF SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES DO NOT CONTAIN AN ULTRA VIOLET STABILIZER, AND EXPOSURE TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT AND ELEVATED INTERIOR TEMPERATURES COULD WEAKEN THE PLASTIC COMPONENTS.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., February 22, 1991

Summary: FRONT SHOULDER SAFETY BELT WEBBING MAY SEPARATE AT FRONT BELT UPPER GUIDE LOOPS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE FRONT SEAT.

For Models: Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird

Body, Interior & Misc., December 7, 1990

Summary: POOR BOND ADHESION BETWEEN THE WINDSHIELD GLASS AND THE MOUNTING, WHICH COULD ALLOW THE WINDSHIELD TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE DURING A COLLISION. THIS FAILS TO CONFORM WITH FMVSS 212.

For Models: Pontiac Grand Am

Suspension & Steering, December 1, 1990

Summary:

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

Electrical & Lights, November 8, 1990

Summary: BRAKE STOPLAMPS MAY NOT ILLUMINATE OR, IN SOME CASES, STOPLAMPS WILL NOT STAY ILLUMINATED ALL THE TIME WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED DUE TO A FAULTY STOPLAMP SWITCH. ALSO IN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL, A FAULTY STOPLAMP SWITCH CAN RESULT IN RESUMPTION OF THE CRUISE CONTROL FUNCTION UPON RELEASE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

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