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Buick Skylark Recall 93V153000

Electrical & Lights, September 26, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 26, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,103
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V153000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Summary
THE NEUTRAL START SAFETY SWITCH COULD HAVE BEEN FRACTURED DURING INSTALLATION.
Consequence
A FRACTURED SWITCH CAN RESULT IN A NO-START CONDITION.ALSO, A VEHICLE WITH A FRACTURED SWITCH CAN BE STARTED IN GEAR, CAUSING THEVEHICLE TO MOVE UNEXPECTEDLY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE NEUTRAL START SWITCH. THE MANUAL SWITCH OF THE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY WILL BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF AN OVERSIZED CONDITION EXISTS.
Notes
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SWITCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OFCHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT THE BUICK SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-521-7300, OLDSMOBILE SERVICE CENTERAT 1-800-442-6537, OR PONTIAC SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-PM CARES. ALSO CONTACTTHE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.
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