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1997 BUICK REGAL Recall - Campaign #97V223000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1997 BUICK REGAL RECALL - #97V223000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : FOUNDATION COMPONENTS : HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE PIPE CAN CONTACT THE PIOWER STEERING ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BRAKE LINE TO WEAR THROUGH.

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Vehicle 1997 BUICK REGAL
Manufacturer GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufactured between 8/1/1996 - 5/31/1997
Recalled on 12/4/1997
Influenced by GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Owners Notified on 11/30/1997
# Affected 4,387
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE PIPE CAN CONTACT THE PIOWER STEERING ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BRAKE LINE TO WEAR THROUGH.
Consequences THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID AND EVENTUAL LOSS OF HALF OF THE VEHICLE BRAKE SYSTEM.
Corrective action 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.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING NOVEMBER 1997. 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 BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1997 BUICK REGAL Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HEADLIGHTS

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