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Buick LeSabre Recall 99V238000

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

Recall Details

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.

Brakes, October 8, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 8, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
988
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V238000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

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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