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

Pontiac recalls

 

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.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., July 23, 1990

Summary: FRONT SHOULDER BELT GUIDE LOOP ATTACHMENT FASTENER MAY PULL THROUGH DOOR MOUNTED ANCHOR PLATE.

For Models: Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird

Engine, July 20, 1990

Summary: FUEL RETURN HOSES MAY BREAK AT EITHER CRIMPED COUPLING.

For Models: Pontiac Grand Prix

Engine, February 15, 1990

Summary: DURING A REAR END COLLISION, THE REAR EXHAUST SYSTEM HEAT SHIELD, WHICH IS WELDED TO THE TAIL PIPE ASSEMBLY, MAY PUNCTURE THE FUEL TANK.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., October 2, 1989

Summary: THE REAR MODULAR SEAT FRAME HOLD-DOWN HOOKS MAY NOT MEET THE REQUIRED PULL FORCE AT THE REAR SET ANCHORAGE.

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

Body, Interior & Misc.

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH FRONT BUCKET SEATS. THE FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM LOWER BOLTS CAN LOOSEN. A LOOSE BOLT COULD FATIGUE AND BREAK, RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK FALLING REARWARD.

For Models: Pontiac Grand Am

Suspension & Steering

Summary: THE BOLTS AND NUTS WHICH ATTACH THE BEARING-HUB ASSEMBLY TO THE REAR AXLE FLANGE ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED ON SOME VEHICLES.

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