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Recall 99V238000

GM Recalls 1999-2000 Models Due to Loose Brake Pedal to Brake Booster Bolts

Brakes, October 8, 1999
Affected Cars

Oldsmobile

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

The brake pedal to pedal assembly attachment nuts may be loose, which can cause a low brake pedal and a compromised brake system operation. Dealers will replace any missing brake booster to brake pedal assembly nuts and tighten all four nuts to the specified torque.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 8, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V238000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 988

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE BOOSTER TO PEDAL ASSEMBLY ATTACHMENT NUTS MAY BE LOOSE.

Consequence: IF THESE NUTS ARE LOOSE, THE BRAKE PEDAL MAY BE LOW, THE ASSEMBLY MAY BE LOOSE, THE BRAKES MAY NOT RELEASE, AND IF THE NUTS BACK COMPLETELY OFF, BRAKING MAY BE LOST. ALSO FUME AND WATER INTRUSION TO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CAN OCCUR.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE ANY MISSING BRAKE BOOSTER TO BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY NUTS AND TIGHTEN ALL FOUR (4) NUTS TO SPECIFIED TORQUE.

Notes: GM RECALL NO. 99038. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 8, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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