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

Pontiac Sunbird recalls

 

For Models: Chevrolet Cavalier, Pontiac Sunbird

Suspension & Steering, May 24, 1994

Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH OVERTORQUED DRIVE AXLE SPINDLE NUTS. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE EXCESSIVE LOADS ON THE SPINDLE NUT AND DRIVE AXLE RESULTING IN FAILURE OF THE DRIVE AXLE OR THE SPINDLE NUT. FAILURE OF EITHER OF THESE COMPONENTS CAN RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE STEERING KNUCKLE TIRE-WHEEL ASSEMBLY FROM THE DRIVE AXLE.

For Models: Pontiac Sunbird

Drive Train, December 8, 1993

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING VERY COLD WEATHER, WATER THATN ENTERS THE ACCELERATOR CONTROL CABLE CONDUIT FREEZES AND CAUSES THE ACCELERATOR CABLE TO DEVELOP A HIGH EFFORT OR BINDING CONDITION.

For Models: Buick Century, Chevrolet Cavalier, Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, Pontiac Sunbird

Brakes, August 10, 1993

Summary: THE BRAKE HOSES WERE MANUFACTURED INCORRECTLY, AND DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 106, "BRAKE HOSES."

For Models: Pontiac Sunbird

Drive Train, April 7, 1992

Summary: THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN KINKED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY. THE KINK IN THE CABLE CAN CAUSE EITHER A HIGH EFFORT ACCELERATOR CABLE, STICKING ACCELERATOR CABLE, OR A BROKEN ACCELERATOR CABLE.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., January 31, 1992

Summary: THE FRONT DOOR SHOULDER BELT GUIDE LOOPS MAY BE CRACKED AND ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 208.

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.

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