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Buick Regal Recall 00V171000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 29, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
EA99026
Potential Number of Units Affected
268,146
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V171000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CORROSION OF THE AIR BAG INFLATOR'S INTERNAL WIRING, WHICH CAN OCCUR OVER TIME, COULD CAUSE THE INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG. THIS DEPLOYMENT COULD OCCUR DURING VEHICLE START-UP, WHILE THE VEHICLE IS PARKED OR IDLING, OR WHILE IN OPERATION.
Consequence
IF THE CONSUMER IS TOO CLOSE TO AN INFLATING AIR BAG, SERIOUS INJURIES COULD OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INFLATORS ON THESE AIR BAGS.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFCATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 29, 2000.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 GM CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE AT 1-877-250-1790, 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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