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Buick Park Avenue Recall 91V167000

Brakes, October 8, 1991

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
October 8, 1991
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
20,765
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V167000
Component
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL

Summary
WHEN APPLIED, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY MAY RELEASE ONE OR MORE TEETH, REDUCING THE CABLE LOAD TO THE REAR BRAKES.
Consequence
DEPENDING ON THE EXTENT OF THE LEVER RELEASE AND ROADLEVEL. THE PARKING BRAKE MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLE, ALLOWING IT TO ROLL, WHICHCOULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT. VEHICLE DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS 105.
Remedy
REPLACE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY.
Notes
SYSTEM: BRAKES; FMVSS 105.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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