Car recalls

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

All car recalls

For Models: Oldsmobile 98, Pontiac Bonneville

Drive Train, November 22, 1991

Summary: THE CONSOLE MOUNTED SHIFT LEVER MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE BRACKET CAUSING LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.

For Models: Dodge Caravan, Plymouth Voyager

Brakes, November 21, 1991

Summary: THE BRAKE PEDAL PAD ATTACHMENT TO THE PEDAL ARM MAY NOT HAVE ADEQUATE STRENGTH DUE TO MISLOCATION OF WELDS, AND COULD BREAK.

For Models: Ford E-150

Body, Interior & Misc., November 20, 1991

Summary: SAFETY BELT ANCHORAGES DID NOT MEET LOAD REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 210; BELT ANCHORAGE BAR PULLED THROUGH THE FLOOR OF VEHICLE WHEN SUBJECTED TO LOADS OF FMVSS 210 TEST.

For Models: Honda Accord

Electrical & Lights, November 12, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling 1991 Accord LX 2Dr Coupes because a washer in the cargo area light may not have been properly attached. This may cause a short circuit if the light switch is in the middle position and the tailgate is open. A short circuit in the light may cause the switch to overheat, which could result in a cargo compartment fire. Dealers will remove the washers and replace damaged light assemblies.

For Models: Buick Roadmaster, Chevrolet Caprice, Oldsmobile uCustom Cruiser

Body, Interior & Misc., October 31, 1991

Summary: SECONDARY HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES CAN CORRODE, CAUSING A HIGH LATCH RELEASE EFFORT AND POSSIBLY PREVENTING THE HOOD FROM LATCHING PROPERLY WHEN IT IS CLOSED.

For Models: Chevrolet Corvette

Body, Interior & Misc., October 25, 1991

Summary: UNDER CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATIONS AND OCCUPANT USAGE CONDITIONS, THE SAFETY BELTS CAN LOCKUP OR JAM IN THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR.

For Models: Honda Accord

Body, Interior & Misc., October 16, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda is recalling 1992 Accords because some left seat belt assemblies were installed on the right side of the car; the assemblies are not interchangeable. The seat belts are unusable, increasing the risk of injury to occupants. Honda installed the correct seat belt assemblies at the factory.

For Models: Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Oldsmobile 88, Oldsmobile 98, Pontiac Bonneville

Brakes, October 8, 1991

Summary: WHEN APPLIED, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY MAY RELEASE ONE OR MORE TEETH, REDUCING THE CABLE LOAD TO THE REAR BRAKES.

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: Ford Taurus, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Sable

Brakes, September 26, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990-1992 Taurus, Mercury Sable, and Lincoln Continental vehicles in cold weather, high corrosion states to replace the brake rotors. The original rotors on the vehicle can easily corrode and separate, causing a potential braking safety issue. Dealers will replace the front rotors with full cast iron rotors.

For Models: Jaguar XJS

Electrical & Lights, September 20, 1991

Summary: THE ENGINE HARNESS MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING EXPANSION VALVE PROTECTION PLATE, CAUSING CHAFING OF THE HARNESS.

For Models: Chevrolet Astro

Body, Interior & Misc., September 13, 1991

Summary: THE SEAT BELTS FOR THE FRONT AND MID-SHIP SEATS DID NOT REST ON PELVIS AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 209.

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.

For Models: Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., August 16, 1991

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1992 Taurus and Mercury Sable station wagons for an issue with the liftgate latch mechanism. In some cases, the secondary liftgate latch will not operate, which may cause the liftgate to open without operator action. If the liftgate opens without operator action, cargo or occupants may fall out. Dealers will replace the liftgate latch.

For Models: Pontiac Bonneville

Drive Train, August 5, 1991

Summary: TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE MAY DISENGAGE FROM SHIFT CONTROL CABLE BRACKET, CAUSING LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE, AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.

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