All Car Recalls

Models : Toyota Corolla
Body, Interior & Misc., August 5, 1994
RepairPal Expert Overview:

Toyota is recalling 1994 Corolla models because the anchor straps installed in the seat belt assemblies were improperly heat treated. This may cause them to break and not sufficiently restrain occupants in the event of a sudden stop or crash. Toyota will replace the safety belt anchor straps.

Models : Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram 2500
Suspension & Steering, July 27, 1994
RepairPal Expert Overview:

Chrysler has recalled certain 1994 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because the front suspension track bar has inadequate fatigue strength. This may cause front axle vibration and loss of steering control. Dealers will replace the front suspension track bar.

Models : Oldsmobile 88, Oldsmobile 98
Electrical & Lights, July 27, 1994
Summary:A SPRING IN THE HEAD LAMP PORTION OF THE HEAD PARK LAMP SWITCH CAN FAIL PREVENTING LATCHING OF THE HEAD LAMP PORTION OF THE SWITCH IN THE "ON" POSITION.
Models : BMW 540i, BMW 840Ci, BMW 850CSi, BMW 850Ci
Body, Interior & Misc., July 20, 1994
Summary:THE REMOTE ACTIVATION DEVICE CAN CLOSE WINDOWS AND SUNROOF FROM A DISTANCE GREATER THAN THE MAXIMUM (6 METERS) PERMITTED BY FMVSS NO.118, "POWER OPERATED WINDOW SYSTEMS."
Models : Ford F-250, Ford F-350
Electrical & Lights, July 15, 1994
Summary:IN A HEAVILY LOADED VEHICLE, WHILE IN THE CRUISE CONTROL MODE, THE THROTTLE MAY NOT REDUCE IMMEDIATELY WHEN THE LOAD ON THE ENGINE IS DECREASED (SUCH AS WHEN THE VEHICLE CRESTS A HILL.) THIS CAN RESULT IN INCREASED VEHICLE SPEED WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Models : Honda Passport, Isuzu Rodeo, Isuzu Trooper
Engine, July 14, 1994
Summary:CONSTANT EXPANSION AND CONTRACTION OF THE CYLINDER HEAD CAUSES THE CAMSHAFT SEAL END PLUG CAN BECOME DISLODGED FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD. THIS ALLOWS OIL TO LEAK FROM THE CAMSHAFT.
Models : Porsche 944
Body, Interior & Misc., July 11, 1994
Summary:THE PLASTIC COWL COVER WAS NOT SEALED TO THE BODY AT THE BASE OF THE WINDSHIELD. WATER CAN LEAK AND REACH THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR, CAUSING INTERNAL CORROSION AND FAILURE OF THE WIPER MOTOR.
Models : Chevrolet G Series Van (G20), Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram 2500, Ford E-150
Electrical & Lights, July 8, 1994
Summary:THE TRANSFORMER USED TO POWER THE NEON CENTER LIGHTBEAM CAN OVERHEAT AND CATCH ON FIRE.
Models : Buick Skylark, Oldsmobile Achieva, Pontiac Grand Am
Engine, July 8, 1994
Summary:THESE VEHICLES WERE CONSTRUCTED WITH WELDS IN THE REAR COMPARTMENT PAN ASSEMBLY THAT ARE NOT SUFFICIENT TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO FUEL TANK LEAKAGE IN THE EVENT OF A REAR IMPACT COLLISION. THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLIES DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY."
Models : Mazda B2300, Mazda B3000, Mazda B4000
Engine, July 5, 1994
Summary:THE FRONT FUEL LINES HAVE A SECTION OF FLEXIBLE HOSE THAT IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO CRACKING WHICH CAN ALLOW FUEL LEAKAGE.
Models : Ford Ranger
Engine, July 1, 1994
RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled 1994 Ranger trucks because the flexible section of the front brake line may leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the front fuel line assembly if necessary.

Models : Chevrolet Lumina APV, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport
Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 1994
Summary:THE SECOND ROW, RIGHT HAND SHOULDER BELT CAN BECOME "PINCHED" BETWEEN THE SEAT AND THE DOOR FRAME PILLAR TRIM. THE SHOULDER BELT MAY NOT RETRACT PROPERLY, WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE 1994 VEHICLES HAVE AN OPTIONAL INTEGRAL (BUILT IN) CHILDSEAT INSTALLED NEXT TO THE POWER SLIDING SIDE DOOR. THE 1993 INVOLVED VEHICLES HAVE STANDARD SEATS IN THAT SAME POSITION.
Models : Mitsubishi Precis
Engine, June 30, 1994
Summary:THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Models : Chevrolet Blazer, GMC Jimmy
Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 1994
Summary:THE TRAILER HITCH ATTACHING BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE. THIS CAN LEAD TO LOOSENING AND SUBSEQUENT BREAKAGE OF THE FASTENERS.
Models : Oldsmobile Bravada
Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 1994
Summary:THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH THE WRONG OWNER'S MANUAL, AND, THEREFORE, THE CORRECT INFORMATION REGARDING SAFETY BELT USAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE TO THE OWNER. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM WITH FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."