Car recalls

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

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For Models: BMW 318i, BMW 318is

Drive Train, February 7, 1992

Summary: THE CRANKCASE VENTILATION SYSTEM, VENTED INTO THE INTAKE TRACT OF THE ENGINE AT THE BELLOWS BOOT AHEAD OF THE THROTTLE HOUSING, ALLOWS WARM WATER VAPOR FROM THE CRANKCASE VENT TO CONDENSE AND FREEZE IN THE COLDER BELLOWS BOOT WHEN THE AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE IS 15 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR LESS. THE BUILD UP OF ICE CAN DISLODGE AND MOVE INTO THE THROTTLE HOUSING, PREVENTING THE THROTTLE PLATE FROM FULLY CLOSING WHEN THE DRIVER RELEASES THE GAS PEDAL.

For Models: Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Caravan, Plymouth Voyager

Suspension & Steering, February 6, 1992

Summary: THE ZINC PLATING OPERATION PERFORMED ON THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT COUPLING BOLT CAUSED HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT AND BREAKAGE OF THE BOLT.

For Models: Dodge Dakota

Brakes, February 3, 1992

Summary: THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE HOSE MAY RUB AGAINST THE TIRE DURING A FULL LOCK LEFT TURN, WHICH MAY EVENTUALLY CAUSE WEAR THROUGH OF THE BRAKE HOSE ON THE RIGHT FRONT SIDE.

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: Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Caravan, Plymouth Voyager

Brakes, January 10, 1992

Summary: THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM HIGH PRESSURE HOSE MAY LEAK OR DETACH AT ITS CRIMPED END FITTING RESULTING IN THE DISCHARGE OF HYDRAULIC FLUID.

For Models: Volkswagen Cabriolet

Drive Train, January 9, 1992

Summary: THE CENTER OF THE WATER SEPARATOR PANEL LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT BETWEEN ENGINE AND FIREWALL COULD BEND IN THE EVENT SOMEONE LEANS ON IT DURING ENGINE MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS OR CHECKING OF FLUID LEVELS. A BENT PANEL COULD INTERFERE WITH THE FREE MOVEMENT OF THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., January 6, 1992

Summary: A RIGHT HAND SEAT/SHOULDER BELT RETRACTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN THE SECOND ROW LEFT HAND SEAT POSITION (DIRECTLY BEHIND DRIVER).

For Models: Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350

Engine, December 20, 1991

Summary: THE DUAL FUEL TANK SELECTOR VALVE MAY MALFUNCTION AND CAUSE AN OVERFILL CONDITION IN ONE OF THE FUEL TANKS, RESULTING IN AN OVERFLOW OF FUEL PAST THE FILLER CAP.

For Models: Lincoln Town Car

Body, Interior & Misc., December 20, 1991

Summary: THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE HOOD IS CLOSED.

For Models: Chevrolet Beretta, Chevrolet Corsica

Body, Interior & Misc., December 18, 1991

Summary: THE FRONT SHOULDER BELT RETRACTORS MAY HAVE REDUCED SENSITIVITY OF THE LOCK-UP FEATURE AND WOULD NOT FUNCTION IN A SUDDEN DECELERATION OR CRASH.

For Models: Volkswagen Cabriolet

Engine, December 13, 1991

Summary: A CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE FUEL TANK ADJACENT TO A SEAM WELD IN THE REAR OF THE TANK.

For Models: Audi 100, Audi 200

Body, Interior & Misc., December 10, 1991

Summary: THE VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHT WAS INADVERTANTLY OMITTED FROM PLACARD LOCATED INSIDE THE GAS FILLER DOOR, AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 11O.

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

Drive Train, November 29, 1991

Summary: THE REVERSE SERVO APPLY PIN MAY BIND IN THE CASE WHICH COULD CAUSE REVERSE BAND DISTRESS (LOSS OR SLIPPING OF REVERSE), REVERSE BAND DRAG IN DRIVE RANGE (POOR PERFORMANCE -- POOR POWER), OR THE TRANSMISSION TO REMAIN IN REVERSE WHILE THE SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS NEUTRAL GEAR POSITION.

For Models: Toyota Corolla

Body, Interior & Misc., November 27, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Toyota is recalling 1992 Corolla models due to a computer program error that caused certain digits of the GVWR and the GAWR to appear in incorrect locations on the certification label located on the left front door of the affected vehicles. Dealers will replace the certification labels.

For Models: Buick Riviera

Brakes, November 27, 1991

Summary: BRAKE INDICATOR LIGHT MAY NOT LIGHT WHEN IGNITION IS IN THE "ON" POSITION, THE PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED, AND THE SHIFT SELECTOR IS IN THE PARK OR NEUTRAL GEAR RANGE.

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