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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva Recalls

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Most Recent 1996 Oldsmobile Achieva Recall

On March 27, 2002, Oldsmobile recalled 1,589,948 Oldsmobile Achieva. On certain passenger vehicles. if the engine fails to start and the driver holds the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, and sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts.
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva Recall Details

Summary on March 27, 2002
On certain passenger vehicles. if the engine fails to start and the driver holds the key in the "start" position for an extended period, high current flows through the ignition switch, and sometimes produces enough heat to melt internal switch parts.
Summary on February 28, 1998
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. these vehicles were built with the potential for the interior lamps to come on unexpectedly while the vehicles are being driven. this does not meet the requirements of fmvss no. 101, "controls and displays."
Summary on January 30, 1997
The front and/or rear hazard warning lamps (four-way flashers) do not flash when the hazard switch is activated. this fails to comply with fmvss no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
Summary on November 4, 1996
During deployment of the passenger air bag, the air bag fabric can snag on a reinforcement inside the instrument panel, causing the expanding air bag to lift the instrument panel pad and then deploy under the instrument panel instead of through the door in the instrument panel.