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Most Recent Buick Recall

On June 11, 2010, Buick recalled 1,365,070 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD. Gm is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 buick, lucerne; cadillac dts; hummer h2; model year 2008-2009 buick enclave; cadillac cts; model year 2007-2009 cadillac escalade, escalade esv, escalade ext; chevrolet avalanche, silverado, suburban, tahoe; gmc acadia, sierra, yukon, yukon xl; saturn outlook; and model year 2009 chevrolet traverse vehicles equipped with a heated washer fluid system (hwfs). a recall was implemented in 2008 to add a fuse to the control circuit harness to address the potential consequences of a printed circuit board (pcb) electrical short. however, there have been new reports of thermal incidents on hwfs modules after this improvement was installed. these incidents resulted from a new failure mode attributed to the device's thermal protection feature. the significance varies from minor distortion to considerable melting of the plastic around the hwfs fluid chamber.
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Buick Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2010

The under hood module for the heated washer system may overheat and catch on fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The heated washer module could catch fire without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

29 models affected
Summary on April 9, 2009
General motors is recalling 1,497,516 my 1997-2003 buick regal, my 1998-2003 chevrolet lumina, monte carlo and impala, my 1998-1999 oldsmobile intrigue, my 1997-2003 pontiac grand prix vehicles equipped with a 3.8l v6 naturally aspirated engine. some of these vehicles have a condition in which drops of engine oil may be deposited on the exhaust manifold through hard braking.
5 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 15, 2009

Your shifter shows what gear you have selected. If the shifter cable should become dislodged, it may show the incorrect gear. If this happens, your vehicle may not be secured in "Park."

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the shifter. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

10 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on November 26, 2008

The seat belt buckles in the second or third row seats may be missing a rivet. If a crash occurs, the buckle may separate from the strap, increasing the risk of injury to the passenger.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; a seat belt may be missing a rivet. Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

4 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 13, 2008

In heavy snow areas, a buildup of snow on the windshield wipers could cause the wipers to fail. Visibility could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall, increasing to high in snowy conditions. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

3 models affected
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