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Safety Features



2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX

  • Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors
  • Front side airbag
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , two head restraints on rear seats
  • Fixed hoop convertible rollover protection
 
Crash Test Results for the 2002 Volkswagen Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Volkswagen Eurovan Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Volkswagen Golf 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Volkswagen Golf/GTI Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Volkswagen Jetta 55444
2002 Volkswagen Jetta 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2002 Volkswagen New Beetle 4453Not
Tested
2002 Volkswagen Passat 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 GLX
2002 VOLKSWAGEN CABRIO:

Bulletin Number: 0105
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON, MULTIPLE SHORT TO GROUND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES ARE STORED. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 0410
EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) - HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSTIC RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION SYSTEM TOO RICH/ TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.

Bulletin Number: 2015831
VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

Bulletin Number: 2015831
VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

Bulletin Number: A971861 2013504-
This information bulletin contains instructions for checking the pins/terminals for contacts and nano contacts.

Bulletin Number: Control Module R
Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

Bulletin Number: Control Module R
Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

Bulletin Number: Control Module R
Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

Bulletin Number: CSC-022010
VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. CATALYTIC CONVERTER WARRANTY EXTENSION. CERTAIN PRODUCTION DEFICIENCIES AFFECTING THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER ON VEHICLE COULD MAKE THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER SUSCEPTIBLE

Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.

Bulletin Number: Gasoline Engine
Gasoline Engine Misfire Diagnosis document

Bulletin Number: Quick Reference
Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

Bulletin Number: Quick Reference
Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

Bulletin Number: Reference - Refl
Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

Bulletin Number: Ref. - Reflash U
Quick Reference Update Guide of the vehicles expected upgraded software level. The latest corresponding technical bulletins that address the issues, and concerns that have been had with the vehicles.

Bulletin Number: SA-28F3
VOLKSWAGEN: (REVISED) VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION

Bulletin Number: SA-28F3
VOLKSWAGEN: (REVISED) VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION

Bulletin Number: SB-28F3
VOLKSWAGEN: VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION IN PER

Bulletin Number: SB-28F3
VOLKSWAGEN: VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION IN PER

Bulletin Number: SM 33-2019
The part number listed in the document is to be returned if it meets the criteria provided.

Bulletin Number: SM 44-2017 EN
This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward.

Bulletin Number: TB-00-10-06
VOLKSWAGEN: CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE; COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 225 (USA ONLY). UPDATE TO EXISTING TECHNICAL BULLETIN. NO PRODUCTION CHANGE REQUIRED. ALL MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: TB-00-10-06
VOLKSWAGEN: CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE; COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 225 (USA ONLY). UPDATE TO EXISTING TECHNICAL BULLETIN. NO PRODUCTION CHANGE REQUIRED. ALL MODELS. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-V100920
VOLKSWAGEN: CATALYTIC CONVERTER WARRANTY EXTENSION. CSC LETTER ONLY. *PE

Bulletin Number: TT 00-13-02
Tech Tips (Technician Helpline Vehicle Check Sheets): When it becomes necessary to open a VW Technician Helpline VTA case while performing diagnosis for a diesel particulate filter, manual transmission repair, or turbocharger concern, it

Bulletin Number: TT 00-13-04
Tech Tips (All Models 2000-2014 - Part ordering): If a needed service part is on back order, upgrade the daily order to a red order and check the ?Car Down? box to escalate the order. This document informs how to contact VWGoA Parts Spec

Bulletin Number: TT 00-13-04
Tech Tips (All Models 2000-2014 - Part ordering): If a needed service part is on back order, upgrade the daily order to a red order and check the ?Car Down? box to escalate the order. This document informs how to contact VWGoA Parts Spec

Bulletin Number: TT 00-14-03
Tech Tips (SVM Update Instructions): This document informs when performing SVM updates, the scan tool should be hardwired to the vehicle and the Bluetooth physically turned off. A hard wired internet connection is also recommended.

Bulletin Number: TT 00-16-02
Reminder for dealers to reference the repair manual and replace all necessary fasteners (bolts, nuts) that cannot be re-used

Bulletin Number: TT001703
Tip for Scan tool concerns that may occur duing a test plan

Bulletin Number: TT 20-13-01
Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low" Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low", add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Simply adding fuel without co

Bulletin Number: TT 20-13-01
Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low" Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low", add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Simply adding fuel without co

Bulletin Number: TT 271002
Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

Bulletin Number: TT 271002
Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

Bulletin Number: TT 32-14-01
Tech Tips (Torque Converter/Flywheel/Flexplate installation): Incorrect torque converter or flywheel/flexplate installation can result in transmission damage. When installing an engine, flywheel or transmission, please follow the installat

Bulletin Number: TT 50-14-01
Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. This document informs that The use of non-water based products wil

Bulletin Number: TT 50-14-01
Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. This document informs that The use of non-water based products wil

Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t

Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

Bulletin Number: TT 87-10-05
Tech Tips (Air Conditioning Does not Operate): This document informs of concerns of no or intermittent A/C operation where pressure diagnosis does not lead to a cause, be sure to check the N25 A/C clutch coil. The fan control module may se

Bulletin Number: TT 91 19 01
Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

Bulletin Number: TT 91 19 01
Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

Bulletin Number: TT 96-10-06
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: TT 96-10-06
Tech Tips (Immobilizer 2 ? Key Adaptation and Part Number): If new keys cannot be adapted, they may possibly be the incorrect part number. Cabrio is equipped with two generations (Gen2 and Gen3) of Immobilizer 2. Use the Immobilizer Contro

Bulletin Number: TT 96-10-06
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: TT 961011
Update to model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: TT 961011
Update to model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: Update 02122016
Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

Bulletin Number: V001404 2010380
Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.

Bulletin Number: V011407 2014603
Technical Bulletin This Technical Bulletin details the general process for carrying out a Software Version Management (SVM) software update for any Technical Bulletin (TSB) / Required Vehicle Update (RVU).

Bulletin Number: V011408 2014815
Technical Bulletin The use of contaminated gasoline, seasonal fuel changes (summer/winter fuel) or gasoline with a low content of deposit control additives may result in one or more of the following conditions: -Excessive accumulation of

Bulletin Number: V011503 2014815
Discusses the issues associated with using contaiminated gasoline. There are recommendations to use top tier gasoline retailers

Bulletin Number: V011615 2014815
Update to include additional model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: V011812-2014603
Update content and include additional models and model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: V011812_2014603
Update vehicle metadata to include pull ahead models. Also includes R32 2002-2007 and 2002-2006 Jetta Wagon.

Bulletin Number: V171302 2017813
Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. In order to provide effective lubrica

Bulletin Number: V171303 2017813
Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customers have stated oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. This document informs how to test

Bulletin Number: V171303 2017813
Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customers have stated oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. This document informs how to test

Bulletin Number: V171403 2017813
Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. In order to provide effective lubricati

Bulletin Number: V171404 2012855
Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard

Bulletin Number: V171701 2012855
17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

Bulletin Number: V171901-2012855
Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

Bulletin Number: V271501 2011894
Technical Bulletin: Battery, Testing and Charging Using Midtronics VAS6161, MCR340V, InCharge 940, or GRX3000VAS Charger

Bulletin Number: V271503 2016076
Technical Bulletin: Battery, Discharged, Diagnosis for Excessive Static Current Draw

Bulletin Number: V271901-2011894
Battery Testing and Charging instruction. Updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

Bulletin Number: V501205 2014370
Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

Bulletin Number: V501205 2014370
Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

Bulletin Number: V501205 2014370
Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

Bulletin Number: V501205 2014370
Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
Update model year applicability to include 2017.

Bulletin Number: V871301 2005566
Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): An unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first st

Bulletin Number: V871301 2005566
Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): An unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first st

Bulletin Number: V871401 2005566
Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

Bulletin Number: V871402 2005566
Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Condensation, which is a normal condition in all A/C systems, can cause a musty odor. If the odor is noticeable in the vehicle when the engine is not turned on, the cause may be mold and mildew i

Bulletin Number: V871409 2019947
Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or component is circ

Bulletin Number: V871506 2019947
Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or compon

Bulletin Number: V871506 2019947
Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or compon

Bulletin Number: V871508 2005566
Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

Bulletin Number: V871508 2005566
Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

Bulletin Number: V871620 2005566
Update model and model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: V871622 2019947
Update to model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: V871809-2005566
To include an additional model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: V871809-2005566
To include an additional model year applicability.

Bulletin Number: V871812-2005566
Update vehicle metadata.

Bulletin Number: V871812-2005566
Update vehicle metadata.

Bulletin Number: V871812-2005566
Update vehicle metadata.

Bulletin Number: V921502 2026253
Technical Bulletin (Windshield Wipers Streak or Smear): Windshield or rear window is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or the surface feels rough. To avoid unnecessary replacement of wiper blades, the condition and cleanliness of the w

Bulletin Number: V941402 2011521
Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): Exterior light assemblies (headlights, taillights, fog lights, turn signals) are vented and may collect moisture on their inner surfaces, depending on humidity and other climatic

Bulletin Number: V941403 2011521
Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.

Bulletin Number: V941403 2011521
Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.

Bulletin Number: V941501 2011521
Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document

Bulletin Number: V941501 2011521
Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document

Bulletin Number: VHW-17-11
VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide

 
Recalls for 2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 GLX
No recalls exist.
 


1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2dr Convertible SE (CMI)

  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • Assist handles
  • Front/rear outboard manual lap/shoulder belts
  • Rear shoulder belt child comfort guides
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Pontiac Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Pontiac Bonneville 53Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Firebird 5534Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Grand Am 5413Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Grand Am 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Sunfire 4412Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Sunfire 43Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 2dr Convertible SE (CMI)
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE:

Bulletin Number: 000089008A
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING THE 1996 THROUGH 2000 TOYOTA C

Bulletin Number: 000089008B
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING 1988-2004 CHEVROLET AND GMC LI

Bulletin Number: 000089008E
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING 1988-2004 CHEVROLET AND GMC LI

Bulletin Number: 000524001
INFORMATION REGARDING SNOW INTRUSION INTO REAR DRUM BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. **MR

Bulletin Number: 000849003
EXPERIENCING A RATTLE / SQUEAK IN RIGHT SIDE OF INSTRUMENT PANEL OR RIGHT FRONT DOOR TRIM PANEL SCRATCHED OR RIGHT SIDE END OF INSTRUMENT PANEL CONTACTING DOOR TRIM PANEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 000849006
EXHIBITING A RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM GLOVE BOX DOOR OR KEY LOCK CYLINDER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00966
ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES - JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00966B
ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES - JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01-02-32-001
CONCERNS WITH CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE TURNING MANEUVER / STEERING WHEEL ROTATION.*JB (LUBRICATE OR REPLACE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT AS APPROPRIATE). UPDATED 10/05/07. *NJ UPDATED 4/1/08. *NJ UPDATED 7/1/2008 *PE

Bulletin Number: 010232001B
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A CLUNK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE DURING A TURNING MANEUVER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010232001C
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A CLUNK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE DURING A TURNING MANEUVER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010232001F
CLUNK FELT/NOISE HEARD FROM STEERING COLUMN, STEERING GEAR AND/OR FRONT OF VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVER AND/OR STEERING WHEEL ROTATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010602012
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON LEAKAGE OF A FEW DROPS OF COOLANT AFTER PARKING THEIR VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010844005A
INFORMATION ON ERROR CODES ON RADIO DISPLAY THEIR CAUSE AND CORRECTIVE ACTION. *EH

Bulletin Number: 010849009
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC) REPLACEMENT. NLM

Bulletin Number: 01967
FRONT SUSPENSION STEER NOISE SMOOTH ROAD TURNS. *MR

Bulletin Number: 020308006
THIS BULLETIN IS BEING ISSUED TO REVISE THE FRONT SUSPENSION FASTNER TIGHTENING SPECIFICATIONS.*TT

Bulletin Number: 020601
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVERS OR STEERING WHEEL ROTATION. *JB

Bulletin Number: 020730050
ENGINEERING CHANGES TO THE VALVE BODY, PRESSURE REGULATOR VALVE, 2-3 ACCUMULATOR VALVE AND BORE FOR 2002-2003 MODEL YEAR 4T45E TRANSAXLES AND SUBSEQUENT OVERHAUL PROCEDURES WHICH AFFECT 1995-2001 MODEL YEAR TRANSAXLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 022703
INOPERATIVE MANUAL OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR(S). *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 030730021
NEUTRAL FLARE AND/OR RPM FLARE WHILE IN DRIVE, NO 1-2 UPSHIFT, SERVICE ENGINE SOON (SES) LIGHT ILLUMINATED, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1810, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1815 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030730021A
NEUTRAL FLARE AND/OR RPM FLARE WHILE IN DRIVE, NO 1-2 UPSHIFT, SERVICE ENGINE SOON (SES) LIGHT ILLUMINATED, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1810, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1815 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030864009A
LEFT OUTSIDE BREAKAWAY MIRROR INOPERATIVE. *TT UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030864011A
MIRROR VIBRATES AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040235004D
CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVER/STEERING WHEEL ROTATION. *TT *NM

Bulletin Number: 04152004
VEHICLES MAY SET ANYONE OR A COMBINATION OF FRONT-WHEEL SPEED SENSOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CODES AS INTERMITTENT OR HARD FAILURES. GM VOICEMAIL EXPRESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05-06-04-035D
This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

Bulletin Number: 051101
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK TYPE NOISE ESPECIALLY FELT IN THE STEERING WHEEL WHILE TURNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070232006
CLUNK FELT/NOISE HEARD FROM STEERING COLUMN, STEERING GEAR AND/OR FRONT OF VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVER AND/OR STEERING WHEEL ROTATION (LUBRICATE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT [I-SHAFT]). *NJ

Bulletin Number: 070730025
INFORMATION ON 4T40-E (MN4) AND 4T45-E (MN5) FRONT WHEEL DRIVE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION VALVE BODY RECONDITIONING, DTC P0741, P0742, P0751, P0752, P0756, P0757, P1811, HARSH SHIFTS, SLIPS, NO DRIVE, NO REVERSE. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 150900
THIS MESSAGE CONCERNS VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CLUNK NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. CUSTOMERS MAY STATE THAT A CLUNK NOISE IS HEARD WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

Bulletin Number: 17-NA-073
This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy.

Bulletin Number: 17NA073
This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy.

Bulletin Number: 180101
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING CLUNK OR BUMP NOISE USUALLY HEARD WHEN TURNING EMITTING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO BE FELT THROUGH THE STEERING WHEEL OF VEHICLE WITH THE CAR IN PARK OR MOVING SLOWLY AND THE STEERING

Bulletin Number: 291001
CUSTOMER CONCERN OF PREMATURE FOG LAMP FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3253
VEHICLE WILL NOT MOVE IN EITHER DIRECTION. TRANSMISSION MAY SHOW OVER FULL. P90 4T40E 4T45E NO MOVEMENT DRIVE OR REVERSE. CONVERTER MAY BE EMPTY OF FLUID. *TT

Bulletin Number: 3447
4T40E OR 4T45E WILL NOT SHIFT NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4615
ABS PUMP RUNNING WHEN NOT NEEDED. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 549001A
CLN INDICATOR APPEARS ON RADIO DISPLAY AND DOES NOT TURN OFF (RESET CLN INDICATOR WITH THE EJECT BUTTON ON TAPE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 631040A
SCUFFED INTERIOR QUARTER TRIM PANELS ON CONVERTIBLE TOPS (ADD LOOP FASTENER TAPE/RE-STAKE REINFORCEMENT/ADD LOOP FASTENER). *TW

Bulletin Number: 636604C
COMMENTS THAT A METALLIC NOISE OR COLD RAP HEARD ON COLD EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 637205
LEAK IN THE AXLE SEAL AREA (SHORTEN VENT HOSE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 638139
INTERIOR DOME LIGHT STAYS ON ALL THE TIME (REROUTE WIRE HARNESS). *TW

Bulletin Number: 676204
COOLANT LOSS, VISIBLE COOLANT LEAKAGE, LOW COOLANT LAMP ON OR COOLANT ODOR CAUSED BY COOLANT LEAKAGE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 677160
DELAY ENGAGEMENT INTO DRIVE AFTER COLD SOAK (REPLACE WITH REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH HOUSING ASSEMBLY COMPLETE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 731060B
CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER SHOWS WEAR OR PERMANENT DAMAGE IN VARIOUS AREAS. YD

Bulletin Number: 731502
LEFT HAND MIRROR DOES NOT ADJUST WHEN ADJUSTMENT LEVER IS MOVED (ADJUST LEVER TO ALIGN WITH LEVER SLIDE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 731601
RATTLE/SQUEAK FROM PASSENGER (RIGHT) SIDE OF REAR FOLDING SEATBACK AREA (REPOSITION RIGHT HAND FRAME ARM). *TW

Bulletin Number: 733403
REAR SHOCK NOISE IN TRUNK AREA - SOUNDS LIKE LOOSE LUMBER. *TW

Bulletin Number: 735018
COMMENTS THAT THE REAR BRAKES MAY DRAG/HEAT UP OR REAR OF CAR IS SQUATTING DUE TO AGGRESSIVE REAR BRAKE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 776001
INFORMATION CONCERNING ENGINE KNOCK/RATTLE OR TAP NOISE BEFORE ENGINE HAS REACHED OPERATING TEMPERATURE OR UNDER LIGHT LOAD CONDITIONS AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE (REPLACE PISTON AND/OR ROD ASSEMBLIES). AK

Bulletin Number: 776109
ENGINE STALL AT COLD START, ROUGH IDLE, OIL FILTER EXPANSION, HIGH OIL PRESSURE AND ENGINE MISFIRE DTC'S (REPLACE OIL PUMP WITH IMPROVED PRESS RELIEF VALVE BORE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 831522
REAR COMPARTMENT (TRUNK) LID LATCH DIFFICULT TO UNLOCK / OPEN. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9702019774T
VARIOUS INFORMATION REGARDING OVERNIGHT COLD SOAK CONDITIONS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970501738309
CONCERNS THAT LOW ENGINE COOLANT LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE DURING SUSTAINED DRIVING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970501776109
EXHIBITING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, AND P0304 INDICATING ENGINE MISFIRE CONDITIONS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970801735026
COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971001731508
COMMENTS THAT THE DECK LID WILL NOT OPEN WHEN THE INTERIOR REMOTE RELEASE HANDLE IS PULLED. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101731060
VARIOUS AREAS OF THE VEHICLE CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER SHOWS WEAR OR PERMANENT DAMAGE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101731616
COMMENTS THAT THE SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98063
PRODUCT RECALL CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM FASTENERS ON VEHICLES HAVING A CONDITION WHICH COULD RESULT IN ONE OF THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM BOLTS BREAKING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 98636604A
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT THAT A METALLIC NOISE OR

Bulletin Number: 98636604B
COMMENTS THAT A METALLIC NOISE ON COLD EXHAUST SYSTEMS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 98731060A
COMMENTS ON THE CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER SHOWING WEAR OR PERMANENT DAMAGE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98731069
A RATTLE COMING FROM THE DOOR(S) WHEN THE DOOR WINDOW GLASS IS LOWERED. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98731616A
SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98836416
CONDITIONS REGARDING WEAK OR DISCHARGED BATTERY, SLOW STARTING, GEN OR MIL LAMP ON, VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98876121A
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLATTERING NOISE AT IDLE SPEED ORIGINATING FROM THE TIMING CHAIN AND FRONT COVER AREA. *YC

Bulletin Number: 990138003
SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.2L ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A ENGINE / TRANSMISSION WHINE AT 2800 - 32000 RPM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990308004
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO FRONT AND / OR REAR STABILIZER SHAFT SQUAWK / SQUEAK NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990730030
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990730030A
OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING

Bulletin Number: 990850007
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THERE IS A BULGE IN THE MATERIAL ON THE TOP BACKSIDE OF EITHER FRONT BUCKET SEAT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990857019
CONDITIONS WITH WATER LEAK AT FRONT HEADER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990864015
CONCERNS WITH THE LEFT HAND MANUAL MIRROR NOT ADJUSTING WHEN THE ADJUSTMENT LEVER IS MOVED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990864026
ON SOME CONVERTIBLE MODELS, THE DOOR RATTLES WHEN CLOSING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990940001
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE FRONT SEAT SHOULDER BELT PLASTIC COVER WILL NOT STAY SNAPPED IN PLACE ON COUPE MODELS ONLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: PIC4696A
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC4696A
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC4696B
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC4696C
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIP4723B
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: VSS19990020
SUBJECT REGARDING REQUEST FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINT VEHICLES WHICH HAVE A FRONT BRAKE SQUEAK / SQUEAL NOISE COMPLAINT. *TT

 
Recalls for 1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 2dr Convertible SE (CMI)
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V070000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/1996 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 1589948
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
IF THE SWITCH IS DAMAGED, A FIRE COULD OCCUR IN THE STEERING COLUMN, EVEN WITH THE ENGINE OFF AND THE KEY REMOVED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY KIT IN THESE VEHICLES TO PREVENT HIGH CURRENT FROM FLOWING THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 27, 2002. 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V286000
Component: STEERING:RACK AND PINION
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/1996 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 1159156
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE AND SOME OTHER RETAINERS USED IN VEHICLES ASSEMBLED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1996 AND OCTOBER 31, 1997, COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS, THE PINION SHAFT CAN BE FORCED UPWARD DURING LEFT TURNS AND BACK DOWN AS THE STEERING WHEEL IS MOVED BACK AND TO THE RIGHT. IF THE PINION SHAFT MOVES FURTHER, THE DRIVER WILL NEED TO EXERT MORE EFFORT TO TURN THE STEERING WHEEL, SIMILAR TO A VEHICLE WITHOUT POWER ASSISTED STEERING. IF THE PINION SHAFT MOVES EVEN FURTHER, THE DRIVER WILL REQUIRE MUCH HIGHER EFFORT TO TURN LEFT AND MAY NOT BE ABLE TO TURN THE WHEEL AS MUCH AS INTENDED. WITH THE MAXIMUM PINION SHAFT MOVEMENT, WHICH REQUIRES INTERNAL GEAR COMPONENT DAMAGE, THE DRIVER CAN ENCOUNTER HIGH RESISTANCE TO TURNING LEFT, FOLLOWED BY UNINTENDED POWER ASSIST TO THE RIGHT. IN ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS, A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW LOWER PINION BEARING UNLESS INSPECT OF THE EXISTING BEARING INDICATES THAT REPLACEMENT OF THE GEAR ASSEMBLY IS NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 24, 2003. 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V319000
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/1996 - 03/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 27083
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OF THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM BOLTS CAN FATIGUE AND BREAK.
Consequence:
IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM FASTENERS.
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V146000
Component: AIR BAGS
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/1996 - 05/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 675302
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. BECAUSE OF CERTAIN CALIBRATIONS IN THE AIR BAG'S SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE, AN INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD OCCUR IN A LOW SPEED CRASH OR WHEN AN OBJECT STRIKES THE FLOOR PAN.
Consequence:
AIR BAGS DEPLOY WITH GREAT FORCE AND CAN SERIOUSLY INJURE UNRESTRAINED OCCUPANTS WHO ARE TOO CLOSE TO THEM.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE AIR BAG SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE.
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V032000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1997 - 04/30/1997
Potential Units Affected: 8
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH MIS-LOCATED WELDS AT THE JOINT BETWEEN THE LEFT ROCKER PANEL INNER REINFORCEMENT AND THE BODY SIDE RING. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 214, "SIDE DOOR STRENGTH."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SHEET METAL STRUCTURE WOULD NOT PERFORM AS DESIRED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WELDS AND, IF NECESSARY, PLACE FIVE WELDS BETWEEN THE INVOLVED PANELS AND APPLY PRIMER AND TOPCOAT FINISH MATERIALS.
1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V106000
Component: WHEELS:SPACE SAVER WHEEL
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1997 - 04/30/1997
Potential Units Affected: 652
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COMPACT SPARE TIRE ASSEMBLIES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH INCORRECT RIMS. IF THE SPARE TIRE IS UNDERINFLATED, THE BEAD CAN SEPARATE FROM THE RIM CAUSING A RAPID LOSS OF AIR. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."
Consequence:
A RAPID LOSS OF AIR CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RIM ON THE COMPACT SPARE TIRE ASSEMBLY. OWNERS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO USE THE SPARE TIRE UNTIL THE RIM HAS BEEN REPLACED.
 






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