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1998 BUICK REGAL Recall - Campaign #99V356000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1998 BUICK REGAL RECALL - #99V356000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE VERTICAL HEAD LAMP ADJUSTING DEVICE MAY NOT BE CALIBRATED PROPERLY.

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Vehicle 1998 BUICK REGAL
Manufacturer GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufactured between 4/1/1997 - 8/31/1998
Recalled on 1/10/2000
Influenced by GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Owners Notified on 7/20/2000
# Affected 411,880
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE VERTICAL HEAD LAMP ADJUSTING DEVICE MAY NOT BE CALIBRATED PROPERLY.
Consequences DRIVER VISIBILITY MAY BE IMPAIRED INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective action OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN OWNER'S MANUAL INSERT CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPTICALLY AIMING THE HEADLAMPS.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 20, 2000. 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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 1998 BUICK REGAL Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HEADLIGHTS

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