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Recall 94V159000

Recall 94V159000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 22, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 22, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
139,542
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V159000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary
WATER INTRUSION CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE POWER DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY.
Consequence
A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE POWER DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER DOOR LOCK RELAY AND ANY CORRODED TERMINALS. IN ADDITION, THE NEW RELAY WILL BE RELOCATED TO AN AREA WHERE WATER INTRUSION IS LESS LIKELY.
Notify
SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; DOOR ASSEMBLY; LATCHES AND LOCKS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH POWER DOOR LOCKS.NOTE: IF YOUR 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 OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT, PLEASE CONTACT BUICK SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-521-7300 OR OLDSMOBILE SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-442-6537. ALSO,CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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