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Buick Roadmaster Recall 95V221000

Drive Train, December 13, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 13, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
83,400
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V221000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
THESE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL LINKAGE. THIS DOES NOT MEET WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION."
Consequence
CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: IT MAY BE POSSIBLE TO SHIFT FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT RESULTING FROM THE UNINTENDED MOVEMENT OF A PARKED VEHICLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE SHIFT CONTROL LINKAGE SYSTEM.
Notes
SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION; AUTOMATIC; LEVER AND LINKAGE; COLUMN, FMVSS NO. 114.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: 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 CADILLAC AT 1-800-458-8006; CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020; OR 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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