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Buick Regal Recall 94V229000

Electrical & Lights, November 30, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 30, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,022
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V229000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary
THE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN INCORRECT FRONT PARK/TURN SIGNAL BULB WHICH DOES NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT CANDLE POWER. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: OPERATORS COULD FAIL TO NOTICE AND HEED THE WARNING LABELS. REDUCES CANDLE POWER ON THE PARK/TURN LIGHTS DECREASES THE LIKLIHOOD OF VEHICLE OPERATOR'S INTENT BEING SEEN BY OTHER MOTORISTS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INCORRECT BULB WITH THE CORRECT BULB.
Notes
SYSTEM: LIGHTING; LAMP OR SOCKET; PARK LIGHTS; FMVSS 108.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF THE VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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