Car recalls

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

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

Electrical & Lights, November 8, 1990

Summary: BRAKE STOPLAMPS MAY NOT ILLUMINATE OR, IN SOME CASES, STOPLAMPS WILL NOT STAY ILLUMINATED ALL THE TIME WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED DUE TO A FAULTY STOPLAMP SWITCH. ALSO IN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL, A FAULTY STOPLAMP SWITCH CAN RESULT IN RESUMPTION OF THE CRUISE CONTROL FUNCTION UPON RELEASE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

For Models: Ford Crown Victoria, Ford Taurus, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Grand Marquis, Mercury Sable

Body, Interior & Misc., November 5, 1990

Summary: THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

For Models: Isuzu Trooper

Engine, October 15, 1990

Summary: IMPROPERLY INSTALLED HOSE ON THE OIL COOLER COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND COULD MELT.

For Models: Isuzu Trooper

Drive Train, October 15, 1990

Summary: PUTTING IN MORE TRANSMISSION OIL THAN SPECIFIED CAN CAUSE OIL TO BLEED THROUGH AIR GROOVE ON TO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD IF OIL TEMPERATURE RISES.

For Models: Volkswagen Jetta

Brakes, October 12, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Volkswagen has recalled certain 1991 Jettas because the front brake hoses installed on some vehicles were of insufficient length. These hoses could stretch and develop cracks, which may result in loss of brake fluid, pressure, and braking ability. Dealers will replace both brake hoses.

For Models: Buick Riviera, Cadillac Eldorado, Cadillac Seville

Drive Train, October 5, 1990

Summary: TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE FROM THE FLOOR SHIFT CONTROL WITH LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.

For Models: Volvo 740

Engine, September 28, 1990

Summary: FUEL DAMPER LOCATED BEHIND THE FUEL LINE AND THE FUEL RAIL MAY BE IMPROPERLY ASSEMBLED. OVER TIME, THE SOLDER JOINTS COULD ALLOW A SMALL AMOUNT OF FUEL TO LEAK.

For Models: Ford Taurus

Drive Train, September 26, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1990 Taurus models with the police package installed. These vehicles have 14x5.5-inch steel wheels that could crack, causing a potential for the wheel rim to separate from the center. Dealers will replace affected wheels with a revised design.

For Models: Dodge Caravan, Plymouth Voyager

Brakes, September 24, 1990

Summary: INCORRECT SCREWS MAY HAVE BEEN USED IN INSTALLING THE LOAD SENSING BRAKE PROPORTIONING VALVE TO ITS BRACKET CAUSING THE CLAMPING LOAD TO BE LESS THAN INTENDED.

For Models: Ford Aerostar

Body, Interior & Misc., September 19, 1990

Summary: THE SECOND ROW RIGHT HAND SEAT ASSEMBLY HAS A TILT FORWARD FUNCTION. A LATCH RETAINS THE SEAT IN THE NORMAL RIDE POSTION, AND THIS LATCH MAY RELEASE UNDER SEVERE FRONTAL IMPACT CONDITIONS, ALLOWING THE SEAT TO PIVOT FORWARD.

For Models: Honda Civic

Drive Train, September 10, 1990

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Honda has recalled certain 1990 Civic DX and LX sedans equipped with automatic transmissions due to a concern with the park lock mechanism. Because of an improperly machined internal shaft in the transmission, the park pawl mechanism may not fully engage. This could result in a vehicle that rolls when it is expected to be in "Park," causing a possible crash or personal injury. Dealers will install an improved park pawl shaft.

For Models: Chevrolet Astro, GMC Safari

Engine, August 27, 1990

Summary: FUEL RETURN HOSES MAY BREAK AT EITHER CRIMPED COUPLING, CAUSING A LEAKAGE OF FUEL.

For Models: Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta

Brakes, August 23, 1990

Summary: OMISSION OF AIR DUCTS INTENDED TO GUIDE FLOW OF COOLING AIR TO LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS COULD ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO EXCEED ALLOWABLE OPERATING TEMPERATURE UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.

For Models: Mitsubishi Eclipse

Body, Interior & Misc., July 24, 1990

Summary: DILUTED PRIMER MAY HAVE BEEN USED ON THE WINDSHIELD OPENING FLANGES PRIOR TO WINDSHIELD GLASS INSTALLATION WHICH WOULD NOT PROVIDE THE RETENTION REQUIRED BY FMVSS 212.

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

Body, Interior & Misc., July 23, 1990

Summary: FRONT SHOULDER BELT GUIDE LOOP ATTACHMENT FASTENER MAY PULL THROUGH DOOR MOUNTED ANCHOR PLATE.

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