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PONTIAC CATALINA RECALLS - (6 Recalls Found)

Since 1969, PONTIAC has issued a total of 669 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 6 have been for the PONTIAC CATALINA starting in 1973. This accounts for approximately 1.3% of the 52992 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The CATALINA accounts for less than 1.0% of all the PONTIAC recalls issued since 1969. Compared to other car manufacturers, PONTIAC ranks #26 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the PONTIAC CATALINA or PONTIAC itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your PONTIAC CATALINA listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired PONTIAC CATALINA to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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1979 Recalls ↓

1979 PONTIAC CATALINA Recall - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Problem: THE HEADS MAY BREAK OFF THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION EVEN UNDER NO LOAD CONDITIONS. THIS IS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF BOLTS USED, HIGH INSTALLATION TORQUE AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE BODY ANCHORAGE.Recall Details - 11/13/1979
1978 Recalls ↓

1978 PONTIAC CATALINA Recall - WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Problem: THE REAR WHEEL MOUNTING BOLTS ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, ARE BRITTLE AND THEREFORE MAY FRACTURE. THIS BRITTLENESS IS DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT DURING MANUFACTURE. IF THE BOLTS BREAK, THE TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 11/16/1977

1978 PONTIAC CATALINA Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Problem: THE HUB PORTION OF THE FAN BLADE ASSEMBLY COULD CRACK DUE TO HIGH STRESS LEVELS GENERATED DURING ENGINE OPERATING CONDITIONS. EVENTUALLY, THE BLADE COULD BREAK APART AT THE HUB AND BLADE PIECES COULD BE PROPELLED INTO THE ENGINE. IF THE HOOD IS OPEN WHILE THE ENGINE IS RUNNING, THE FRAGMENTS WOULD BE FREE TO FLY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 6/13/1978
1977 Recalls ↓

1977 PONTIAC CATALINA Recall - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT

Problem: ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE INCORRECT STEERING LINKAGE ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED. AS A RESULT, THE RIGHT-HAND STEERING TIE ROD MIGHT INTERFERE WITH THE INTERMEDIATE ROD. THIS COULD CAUSE THE CONNECTION TO FAIL DUE TO EXCESSIVE STRESS AT THAT POINT.Recall Details - 2/16/1977
1972 Recalls ↓

1972 PONTIAC CATALINA Recall - STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Problem: THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT DRIVING ON UNPAVED ROAD SURFACES, PARTICULARLY ROADS WHICH ARE HEAVILY GRAVELED AND WHICH ARE EXTREMELY WAVY OR FILLED WITH CHUCKHOLES, AT SPEEDS WHICH CAUSE THE CAR TO PITCH EXCESSIVELY, THE FRONT CROSSMEMBER MAY SCOOP UP LOOSE STONES OR GRAVEL AND COULD BE THROWN INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR ONE OF THESE STONES TO LODGE BETWEEN THE STEERING COUPLING AND THE FRAME AND CAUSE INCREASED STEERING EFFORT OR INTERFERENCE WITH STEERING CONTROL OF THE CAR WHEN STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED TO THE LEFT.Recall Details - 1/24/1973
1971 Recalls ↓

1971 PONTIAC CATALINA Recall - STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Problem: THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT DRIVING ON UNPAVED ROAD SURFACES, PARTICULARLY ROADS WHICH ARE HEAVILY GRAVELED AND WHICH ARE EXTREMELY WAVY OR FILLED WITH CHUCKHOLES, AT SPEEDS WHICH CAUSE THE CAR TO PITCH EXCESSIVELY, THE FRONT CROSSMEMBER MAY SCOOP UP LOOSE STONES OR GRAVEL AND COULD BE THROWN INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR ONE OF THESE STONES TO LODGE BETWEEN THE STEERING COUPLING AND THE FRAME AND CAUSE INCREASED STEERING EFFORT OR INTERFERENCE WITH STEERING CONTROL OF THE CAR WHEN STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED TO THE LEFT.Recall Details - 1/24/1973
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