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2010 Hyundai Sonata Limited

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight
  • Front Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Located In Roof
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2010 Hyundai Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2010 Hyundai Accent 55434
2010 Hyundai Accent Hatchback 55444
2010 Hyundai Azera 44554
2010 Hyundai Elantra 55444
2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 55444
2010 Hyundai Entourage 55554
2010 Hyundai Genesis 55555
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 445Not
Tested
5
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 545Not
Tested
5
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe 55554
2010 Hyundai Sonata 55554
2010 Hyundai Tucson Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2010 Hyundai Veracruz 55554
 
Service Bulletins for 2010 Hyundai Veracruz Limited
2010 HYUNDAI SONATA:

Bulletin Number: 11-AT-003
HYUNDAI: THE PROCEDURE TO UPDATE SOFTWARE ON 2009-2010 SONATA. IMPROVES ACCELERATION FROM A STOP AND DECELERATION ON A COLD ENGINE. *RM

Bulletin Number: 12-AT-023
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 13-EE-001
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 15-01-005
HYUNDAI MODELS :SONATA, ELANTRA , GENESIS & GENESIS COUPE: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES THE INTERIOR CHROME PLATED DOOR HANDLES MAY WEAR DUE TO CONSISTENT USE. *LJ

Bulletin Number: 19-FL-003H
This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Once the VIN has been programmed to the ECM/PCM, it cannot b

Bulletin Number: 19-FL-003H
This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Once the VIN has been programmed to the ECM/PCM, it cannot b

Bulletin Number: 5NP-B6E2P-10
"THE PCM OR TCM CONTAINS LOGIC TO ADJUST SOLENOID DUTY AND LINE PRESSURE AS NEEDED TO COMPENSATE FOR NORMAL CLUTCH WEAR OVER THE LIFE OF THE TRANSAXLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET (ERASE) AND RELEARN THE PCM/TCM

Bulletin Number: 5NP-B6E2P-10
"THE PCM OR TCM CONTAINS LOGIC TO ADJUST SOLENOID DUTY AND LINE PRESSURE AS NEEDED TO COMPENSATE FOR NORMAL CLUTCH WEAR OVER THE LIFE OF THE TRANSAXLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET (ERASE) AND RELEARN THE PCM/TCM

Bulletin Number: 5NP-E2D7G-09
THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE ATF LEVEL MUST BE CHECKED BY THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE.

Bulletin Number: 5NP-F8M5G-03
Hyundai has announced an extended warranty for the motor driven power steering (MDPS) coupling on the following vehicles: ? 2011-2014 Sonata (YFa), 2011-2014 Sonata Hybrid (YF HEV) ? 2007-2015 Elantra (HD, MD/UD), 2009-2012 Elantra Tourin

Bulletin Number: 5NP-F8M5G-03
Hyundai has announced an extended warranty for the motor driven power steering (MDPS) coupling on the following vehicles: ? 2011-2014 Sonata (YFa), 2011-2014 Sonata Hybrid (YF HEV) ? 2007-2015 Elantra (HD, MD/UD), 2009-2012 Elantra Tourin

Bulletin Number: 5NP-S9D9P-10
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON COMPONENTS, ATTRIBUTES, AND PRECAUTIONS OF THE 7-SPEED DRY-TYPE DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT).

Bulletin Number: FIR-0909
HYUNDAI: PROCEDURE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON SYMPTOMS AND INSPECTION OF FUEL LEVEL SENDER WITH CERTAIN SYMPTOMS. MODELS 2006-2011 SONATA, 2012 GENESIS, 2010 TUCSON. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-10-EM-006
HYUNDAI: A REVISED PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONERS. *RM

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-01-029
HYUNDAI: ECM AND TCM UPDATE. A PROCEDURE HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO UPDATE THE PCM WITH THE MOST RECENT CALIBRATION FOR VEHICLES WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-01-030
HYUNDAI: ECM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM SOFTWARE FOR MANUAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPPED VEHICLES TO THE MOST RECENT VERSION. VERIFY THE VERSION OF THE ECM ROM ID BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO UPDATE THE VEHICLES SOFTWARE. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-01-035
HYUNDAI: PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR S1 OXYGEN SENSORS TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION. SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.3L ENGINES MAY SET DTC P0133 AND/OR P0153. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-AT-018
HYUNDAI: ATA SOLENOID DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0742, P0743, P0746, P0748, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765, P0770. INCORRECT OPERATION OF THE TRANSAXLE SOLENOIDS MAY RESULT IN THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS-CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ILLUMINATED

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-AT-018
HYUNDAI: ATA SOLENOID DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0742, P0743, P0746, P0748, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765, P0770. INCORRECT OPERATION OF THE TRANSAXLE SOLENOIDS MAY RESULT IN THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS-CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ILLUMINATED

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-01-022
HYUNDAI: ALARM SELF ACTIVATES; HOOD SWITCH PAD REPLACEMENT. VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY SOUND DUE TO LIGHT CONTACT OF THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH THE HOOD SWITCH. PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONS TO REPLACE THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH A REVIS

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-01-022
HYUNDAI: ALARM SELF ACTIVATES; HOOD SWITCH PAD REPLACEMENT. VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY SOUND DUE TO LIGHT CONTACT OF THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH THE HOOD SWITCH. PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONS TO REPLACE THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH A REVIS

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-01-022
HYUNDAI: ALARM SELF ACTIVATES; HOOD SWITCH PAD REPLACEMENT. VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY SOUND DUE TO LIGHT CONTACT OF THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH THE HOOD SWITCH. PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONS TO REPLACE THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH A REVIS

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-01-023
HYUNDAI: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ECM AND TCM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM AND TCM SOFTWARE TO THE MOST RECENT VERSIONS TO REVISE-ACCELERATION FEEL FROM A STOP OR BELOW 15MPH; SHIFT QUALITY WHEN DECELERATING TO A STOP AT ABOU

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-01-023
HYUNDAI: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ECM AND TCM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM AND TCM SOFTWARE TO THE MOST RECENT VERSIONS TO REVISE-ACCELERATION FEEL FROM A STOP OR BELOW 15MPH; SHIFT QUALITY WHEN DECELERATING TO A STOP AT ABOU

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-01-023
HYUNDAI: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ECM AND TCM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM AND TCM SOFTWARE TO THE MOST RECENT VERSIONS TO REVISE-ACCELERATION FEEL FROM A STOP OR BELOW 15MPH; SHIFT QUALITY WHEN DECELERATING TO A STOP AT ABOU

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-GI-001
HYUNDAI: LABEL REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLE LOADING TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. EFFECTIVE 6/2/08, FMVSS 110 (FMVSS 110) SETS A THRESHOLD FOR CORRECTING LOAD CAPACITY INFORMATION INDICATED ON TIRE PLACARDS WHEN VEHICLE WEIGHT HAS BEEN INCREASED

Bulletin Number: TSB-11-01-025
HYUNDAI: INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR THE ECU UPDATE FOR HEV ACTIVE AIR FLAP (AAF). *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-11-01-025
HYUNDAI: INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR THE ECU UPDATE FOR HEV ACTIVE AIR FLAP (AAF). *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-11-01-027-1
HYUNDAI: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. PROCEDURE INFORMATION REGARDING 18 IN. WHEEL VEHICLES FOR TRACKING DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR. *PE UPDATED 10/28/11. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-11-BR-002
HYUNDAI: ALL SONATA HYBRIDS. BRAKE BLEEDING PROCEDURE. *RM

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-01-021
HYUNDAI: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING INSTALLATION OF INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET TO PREVENT SHOCK WHEN SHIFTING VEHICLE TO DRIVE OR REVERSE. MODELS 2010-11 TUCSON AND 2009-10 SONATA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-13-FL-001
HYUNDAI: DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE INTERNAL CONTROL MODULE READ ONLY MEMORY, INFORMATION IS PROVIDED REGARDING THE REPLACING OF THE PCM AND A POSSIBLE WARRANTY CLAIM. MODELS 2011-2013 ELANTRA, 2010-2013 GENESIS COUPE, 2010-2013 SANTA FE, 200

Bulletin Number: TSB-13-FL-002
HYUNDAI: THE THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) BODY, ON SOME VEHIICLES, NEEDS TO BE CLEANED AND PROCEDURAL INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED, DUE TO DEPOSITS FOUND AT VALVE-TO-BORE INTERFACE. MODELS 2011-2013 ELANTRA, 2010-2013 GENESIS COUPE, 2010-2013

Bulletin Number: TSB-13-FL-002
HYUNDAI: THE THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) BODY, ON SOME VEHIICLES, NEEDS TO BE CLEANED AND PROCEDURAL INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED, DUE TO DEPOSITS FOUND AT VALVE-TO-BORE INTERFACE. MODELS 2011-2013 ELANTRA, 2010-2013 GENESIS COUPE, 2010-2013

Bulletin Number: TSB-13-FL-003
HYUNDAI: INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION PROCEDURE FOR FUEL LEVEL SENDER AND SYMPTOMS OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, ERRATIC OR UNRESPONSIVE FUEL GAUGE OR FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT REACH FULL LEVEL AFTER FILLING UP. MODELS 2012-2014 GENESIS, 20

Bulletin Number: TSB-13-FL-003
HYUNDAI: INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION PROCEDURE FOR FUEL LEVEL SENDER AND SYMPTOMS OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, ERRATIC OR UNRESPONSIVE FUEL GAUGE OR FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT REACH FULL LEVEL AFTER FILLING UP. MODELS 2012-2014 GENESIS, 20

 
Recalls for 2010 Hyundai Veracruz Limited
2010 HYUNDAI SONATA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V354000
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2005 - 01/21/2010
Potential Units Affected: 364502
Defect Description:
Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 Sonata vehicles manufactured March 1, 2005, through January 21, 2010; and model year 2006-2011 Azera vehicles manufactured September 27, 2005, through November 22, 2010 originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Road salt and water can enter portions of the rear crossmember, leading to corrosion of the crossmember steel. This may lead to detachment of one of the rear control arms.
Consequence:
Control arm separation may suddenly change the rear wheel alignment, affecting the handling of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair or replace the crossmember assembly. The recall began on October 8, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai Customer Care Center at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall number is 113.
2010 HYUNDAI SONATA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V113000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2007 - 11/30/2009
Potential Units Affected: 1712336
Defect Description:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.
2010 HYUNDAI SONATA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V113000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2007 - 11/30/2009
Potential Units Affected: 1712336
Defect Description:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.
 


1997 Buick Regal 97.5 4dr Sdn LS (CMI)

  • Driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front/rear seat lap/shoulder belts w/front seat shoulder comfort adjusters
  • Rear door child security locks
  • Dual note horn
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Buick Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Buick LeSabre 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Buick Skylark 5413Not
Tested
1997 Buick Skylark 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Buick Skylark 97.5 4dr Sdn LS (CMI)
1997 BUICK REGAL:

Bulletin Number: 000604049B
SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO VIN BREAKPOINT 1F136536 MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP / SERVICE ENGINE SOON INDICATOR ILLUMINATION; ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION; STALL / NO START CONDITION; VARIOUS EL

Bulletin Number: 000605049A
SUBJECT REGARDING VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATES INTERMITTENTLY, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES SEAT, ENGINE WILL NOT START. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 000854001
A CONDITION MAY EXIST OF A HIGH AMOUNT OF EFFORT REQUIRED TO SOUND THE HORN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010139001
SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSIS OF HVAC DTC'S B0361, B0363, B0365 AND B0367. NLM

Bulletin Number: 010523006
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED FASTENER REQUIREMENTS FOR FRONT AND REAR BRAKE CALIPER BRACKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010523006A
THIS BULLETIN IS BEING ISSUED TO REVISE THE FASTENER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FRONT AND REAR BRAKE CALIPER BRACKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES IN THE DISC-BRAKE SUB-SECTION OF BRAKES IN THE APPROPRIATE SERVICE MANUAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601007
ENGINE COOLANT CONSUMPTION OR COOLANT LEAK (INSPECT FOR MATERIAL DEGRADATION/REPLACE INTAKE MANIFOLDS) *TT UPDATED 11/02/07 *NJ

Bulletin Number: 010601007A
EXPERIENCING EXCESSIVE ENGINE COOLANT CONSUMPTION, OR AN ENGINE COOLANT LEAK NEAR OR UNDER THE THROTTLE BODY AREA OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601008
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601008A
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON A REPEAT ENGINE OIL PAN LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0108110004
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE CARPETING IS SEPARATING FROM, OR COMING OUT FROM UNDER THE REAR DOOR OPENING SILL PLATE MOLDING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010866010
INFORMATION REGARDING ITCHING TYPE NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *YH

Bulletin Number: 011101
CONCERNS WHERE THE CARPET PULLS OUT FROM UNDER THE SILL PLATE ON THE LEFT OR RIGHT REAR FOOT WELL AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01292004
POWER STEERING GEAR LOWER PINION BEARING, SAFETY RECALL 03062. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01338
REGAL LOWER ROCKER MOLDING AT QUARTER PANEL AVAILABILITY. SERVICE VME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01650
MANUAL DUAL ZONE FAN AND MODE KNOB REPLACEMENT. SERVICE VME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020139001
SUBJECT REGARDING HVAC TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE SIDE TO SIDE AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES B0361, B0441 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 020139002
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON THE TIME IT TAKES THE RIGHT SIDE DOOR GLASS TO DEFOG. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 020749001
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THERE IS A HOLE IN THE SHIFTER BOOT IN VEHICLES WITH FLOOR SHIFTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030232049
RELEASE OF NEW OUTER TIE ROD ENDS FOR SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0308110002
SUN VISORS MAY NOT STAY IN INTENDED POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030844005
POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/ INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030844005B
POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/ INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030849018B
BROKEN CONSOLE OR STORAGE COMPARTMENT LID LATCH. *TT UPDATED *EH

Bulletin Number: 030849021
CUP HOLDER MAY NOT RETAIN CUPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040302
INFORMATION ON REFINISHING ALUMINUM WHEELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040601017
NEW UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD AND GASKET KITS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040601021
NEW REAR MAIN SEAL AND SPECIAL TOOL FOR INSTALLATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 040842006
INOPERATIVE LEFT OR RIGHT FOG LAMP. *EH

Bulletin Number: 040842010
LEFT AND/ OR RIGHT FOG LAMP MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 050232003
REVISED OUTER TIE ROD END NUT TIGHTENING SPECIFICATION/TIE ROD END JAM NUT TIGHTENING SPECIFICATION ADDED. *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: 050604058
INTERMITTENT CHUGGLE OR FISHBITE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION OR A HIGHWAY SPEEDS WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 051302
SUBJECT REGARDING CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDER FROM THE REAR DOOR SILL PLATE, LEFT OR RIGHT SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060203
CENTER CONSOLE AND/OR ARMREST STORAGE LID WILL NOT REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO A BROKEN LATCH. BOTH LATCHES ARE SERVICE SEPARATELY AND AVAILABLE THROUGH GM SERVICE PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 062602
VEHICLES WITH THE CJ2 AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONING AND WITHOUT THE U20 CLUSTER WHICH IS THE DRIVER INFORMATION CENTER AND THE CJ2 AUTOMATIC AIR CONDITIONER DISPLAYS THE CELSIUS AND NOT FAHRENHEIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 08-06-04-019
L67 ENGINE OIL SMELL OR ODOR, LEAK AT LEFT OR FRONT VALVE COVER (REPLACE VALVE COVER GASKET, GROMMENTS AND SPARK PLUG WIRE RETAINERS FOR CYLINDERS 1-3-5). *NJ UPDATED 7/25/2008 *PE

Bulletin Number: 080703
THE RIGHT PIECE OF BRIGHT TRIM ATTACHED TO THE LOWER ROCKER MOLDING IN FRONT OF THE REAR TIRE RIGHT SIDE HAS SEEN A FREQUENT FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 10001
INFORMATION ON GROWLING NOISE IN TRANSAXLE DURING FIRST FOUR MINUTES AFTER START UP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 111001
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING WIND NOISE FROM THE OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17-NA-016
This informational bulletin provides information on wheel bearing P/N 13582664 being received new with visible rust and no action is needed as this does not affect the part performance.

Bulletin Number: 17-NA-016
This informational bulletin provides information on wheel bearing P/N 13582664 being received new with visible rust and no action is needed as this does not affect the part performance.

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

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

Bulletin Number: 280801
INFORMATION REGARDING A CLUNK OR POP NOISE IN THE LEFT FRONT FOOT WELL AREA. *YH

Bulletin Number: 32
INFORMATION REGARDING EXTRA CLIPS IN THE 4T65E TRANSMISSION. *SLC

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: 577106A
COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 577106A
COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 676305
DIFFICULT TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION (INSTALL ACCELERATOR CABLE AND CLIP). *TW

Bulletin Number: 677164
INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW

Bulletin Number: 731103
AIR TEMPERATURE FROM HVAC OUTLETS DOES NOT CHANGE OR BLOWS COLD (REPLACE TEMPERATURE VALVE DOOR). *TW

Bulletin Number: 738205
WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS/BLADES PARK AT INCORRECT LOCATION (REPLACE WIPER MOTOR CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY; APPLY SEALANT TO CRANK ARM COVER). *TW

Bulletin Number: 739009
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) RANGE IS SHORTER THAN EXPECTED. *TW

Bulletin Number: 776110
ENGINE OIL LEVEL INDICATES OVER FULL (REPLACE OIL LEVEL INDICATOR TUBE ASSEMBLY). *TW

Bulletin Number: 831704
CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

Bulletin Number: 837111
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SHAKING SENSATION WHEN VEHICLE IS OPERATED BETWEEN 35-55 MPH (55-90 KM/H) ON SMOOTH ROADS WITH CURVES OR DIPS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97022
INFORMATION ON MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL MODE SELECTOR. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970501735011
CONCERNS WITH SQUEALING AND GRINDING NOISES COMING FROM FRONT BRAKES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970801631113
INSUFFICIENT HEATER PERFORMANCE ON PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR AREA. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970801676305
SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR AN ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION. *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: 970801738313
INSUFFICIENT INTERFERENCE DUE TO DOOR LOCATION ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9709016116A
COMMENTS OF AN ENGINE OIL LEAK THAT APPEARS TO ORIGINATE TOWARD THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF THE VEHICLE; REAR OF ENGINE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970901738319
COMMENT ON A LOOSE GLOVE BOX LIGHT SWITCH WITH A BROKEN MOUNTING AREA ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101631041
COMMENTS ON INOPERATIVE POWER DOOR LOCKS (FRONT AND/OR REAR DOORS).

Bulletin Number: 971101739009
SOME MAY COMMENT ON THE REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) SYSTEM HAVING INADEQUATE RANGE OR THE SYSTEM IS INTERMITTENT/INOPERATIVE IN HOT AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101776529
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO INSTRUMENT CLUSTER RESETS WHEN ON-BOARD HAM RADIO IS KEYED. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97110197022J
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN ON HVAC MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL MODE SELECTOR. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97121797022
SUBJECT ON HVAC MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL MODE SELECTOR FIRST PHASE OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER MAILING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97IDPD17BLA
INFORMATION ON THE BASE AND GAGE CLUSTERS - CIRCUIT BOARD UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 97IDPD23BLA
SUBJECT REGARDING CLUSTERS - REPLACE CIRCUIT BOARD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 98060898001
SUBJECT ON HEADLAMP AIMING OWNER MANUAL INFORMATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98060898001
SUBJECT ON HEADLAMP AIMING OWNER MANUAL INFORMATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9810009
INFORMATION ON LEFT TURN SIGNAL INOPERATIVE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9810013
INFORMATION ON ABS LIGHT ON CAUSED BY RIGHT FRONT WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HARNESS INSULATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9810014
INFORMATION ON CHECK OIL LEVEL LIGHT COMING ON DRIVING UP HILL. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98738205A
CONDITION WITH WINDSHIELD WIPER ARMS/BLADES PARK AT INCORRECT LOCATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98831110
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN HVAC BLOWER MOTOR RUN-ON CONDITION AFTER THE IGNITION IS TURNED OFF. *YC

Bulletin Number: 990138005
EXPERIENCING A LACK OF EXPECTED PERFORMANCE OF THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM IN HOT HUMID WEATHER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE FUEL GAUGE READS INCORRECTLY / FLUCTUATES, AND THE LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007A
CONDITIONS WITH INACCURATE FUEL GAUGE / FLUCTUATES, PREMATURE LOW FUEL CHIME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007B
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: 1) THE FUEL GAUGE READING INCORRECTLY. 2) LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. 3) FUEL GAUGE MAY FLUCTUATE FROM FULL TO EMPTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990603007C
A CONDITION MAY EXIST IN WHICH THE FUEL GAUGE READS INCORRECTLY / FLUCTUATES, LOW FUEL CHIME SOUNDS PREMATURELY. *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: 990858001
CONDITIONS WITH GENERAL WIND NOISE / WINDRUSH. *TT

Bulletin Number: DCS752
CAMPAIGN INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM WILL BE SENDING OUT AN ADDITIONAL OWNER NOTIFICATION ON CAMPAIGN 99091 REGARDING INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND INCORRECT PARK. *SLC

Bulletin Number: PI1217
This preliminary bulletin provides a way to aid the technician in diagnosing transmission fluid leaking from the trans breather vent.

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

 
Recalls for 1997 Buick Skylark 97.5 4dr Sdn LS (CMI)
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V701000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Manufacture Dates: 09/04/1996 - 06/01/2004
Potential Units Affected: 1003556
Defect Description:
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 1998-1999 Chevrolet Lumina and Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1997-2004 Buick Regal and Pontiac Grand Prix, 2000-2004 Chevrolet Impala, and 1998-2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. The affected vehicles were previously repaired under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 to address the possibility that engine oil may drip onto the hot exhaust manifold.
Consequence:
Engine oil that drips onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold may result in a fire.
Action to take:
The remedy applied under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 did not adequately remove the safety risk. Under the improved remedy, dealers will replace the engine┐s front valve cover and gasket. Vehicles that are covered by recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, or 15V-201 that have not yet received the original remedy will instead receive the improved remedy under the original recall number. The recall began on February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Oldsmobile customer service at 1-800-442-6537 and Pontiac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 15757. Note: Until the improved remedy has been applied, owners are advised to park their vehicle outside since the fire risk exists even when the vehicle is unattended.
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V701000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Manufacture Dates: 09/04/1996 - 06/01/2004
Potential Units Affected: 1003556
Defect Description:
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 1998-1999 Chevrolet Lumina and Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1997-2004 Buick Regal and Pontiac Grand Prix, 2000-2004 Chevrolet Impala, and 1998-2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. The affected vehicles were previously repaired under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 to address the possibility that engine oil may drip onto the hot exhaust manifold.
Consequence:
Engine oil that drips onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold may result in a fire.
Action to take:
The remedy applied under recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, and 15V-201 did not adequately remove the safety risk. Under the improved remedy, dealers will replace the engine┐s front valve cover and gasket. Vehicles that are covered by recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, or 15V-201 that have not yet received the original remedy will instead receive the improved remedy under the original recall number. The recall began on February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Oldsmobile customer service at 1-800-442-6537 and Pontiac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 15757. Note: Until the improved remedy has been applied, owners are advised to park their vehicle outside since the fire risk exists even when the vehicle is unattended.
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V527000
Component: STEERING:RACK AND PINION
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1996 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 750283
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE RETAINERS 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 ON FEBRUARY 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080; CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438; OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-630-6537; OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668.
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V118000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1996 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 207542
Defect Description:
GM IS RECALLING 207,542 MY 1997-2003 BUICK REGAL AND PONTIAC GRAND PRIX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L SUPERCHARGED V-6 ENGINE. THESE VEHICLES HAVE HIGHER FRONT ROCKER COVER GASKET TEMPERATURES, CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR EARLIER DEGRADATION OF THE FRONT ROCKER COVER GASKET AND EVENTUAL OIL SEEPAGE.
Consequence:
CERTAIN UNDERHOOD FIRES MAY BE CAUSED BY DROPS OF ENGINE OIL, FROM SEEPAGE OR SPILLAGE, BEING DEPOSITED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD THROUGH HARD BRAKING. IF THE MANIFOLD IS HOT ENOUGH AND THE OIL RUNS BELOW THE HEAT SHIELD, IT MAY IGNITE INTO A SMALL FLAME AND, IN SOME INSTANCES, THE FIRE MAY SPREAD TO THE PLASTIC SPARK PLUG WIRE CHANNEL AND BEYOND.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENGINE┐S FRONT VALVE COVER AND FRONT-VALVE-COVER GASKET WITH NEW PARTS OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN AND REMOVE THE ENGINE┐S PLASTIC COVER AND PLASTIC OIL-FILL-TUBE EXTENSION, ALONG WITH THE 1-3-5 SPARK PLUG WIRE RETAINERS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2016. , FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2016. UNTIL THE REMEDY IS COMPLETED, GM STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THAT OWNERS OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS (1) THAT OWNERS DO NOT PARK THEIR VEHICLE IN A GARAGE, CAR PORT, OR OTHER STRUCTURE; (2) IF OWNERS NOTICE A BURNING ODOR, THEY SHOULD HAVE THEIR DEALER INSPECT THE VEHICLE. THE DEALER WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE WITHOUT CHARGE; (3) USE PREMIUM FUEL (91 OCTANE OR HIGHER) IN THE VEHICLE AS RECOMMENDED IN THE VEHICLE'S OWNER MANUAL. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080 OR PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668, OR THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM .
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V116000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1497516
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
IF THE MANIFOLD IS HOT ENOUGH AND THE OIL RUNS BELOW THE HEAT SHIELD, IT MAY IGNITE INTO A SMALL FLAME AND MAY SPREAD TO THE PLASTIC SPARK PLUG WIRE CHANNEL AND BEYOND INCREASING THE RISK OF AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ENGINE┐S FRONT VALVE COVER AND FRONT-VALVE-COVER GASKET WITH NEW PARTS OF AN IMPROVED DESIGN AND REMOVE THE ENGINE┐S PLASTIC COVER AND PLASTIC OIL-FILL-TUBE EXTENSION, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2016. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-630-6537, AND PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668 OR HTTP://WWW.PONTIAC.COM OR HTTP:WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V223000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1996 - 05/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 4387
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE PIPE CAN CONTACT THE PIOWER STEERING ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BRAKE LINE TO WEAR THROUGH.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID AND EVENTUAL LOSS OF HALF OF THE VEHICLE BRAKE SYSTEM.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR PROPER CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE LINE AND POWER STEERING ASSEMBLY. ASSEMBLIES FOUND TO BE OUT OF POSITION WILL BE REPOSITIONED AND ALL ASSEMBLIES SECURED TO MAINTAIN PROPER CLEARANCES. ADDITIONALLY, THOSE BRAKE LINES FOUND TO HAVE BEEN DAMAGED WILL BE REPLACED AND PROPERLY ROUTED.
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V348000
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1996 - 05/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 155149
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY STOP WORKING DUE TO A SEPARATION BETWEEN THE DRIVE PIN AND CRESCENT IN THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
DRIVER VISIBILITY COULD BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES FOR THE PRESENCE OF A PLASTIC WATER DEFLECTOR AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CRANK ARM AND INSTALL A WATER DEFLECTOR. ON VEHICLES RECEIVING A REPLACEMENT CRANK ARM AND NEW WATER DEFLECTOR, DEALERS WILL ALSO APPLY ADDITIONAL SEALING MATERIAL TO IMPROVE WATER DEFLECTION AWAY FROM THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY AND WILL INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE WIPER PARK MECHANISM.
1997 BUICK REGAL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V102000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1996 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 149342
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE OWNER MANUALS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIREMENT INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING DEVICE. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence:
IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY AIM THE HEADLIGHTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE MAILED AN OWNER MANUAL'S INSERT WHICH CONTAINS THE APPROPRIATE INFORMATION.
 






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