1990 Buick Reatta

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Reatta

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE WARNING

Recall number: 91V158000
Recall date: 09/13/1991

Problem Summary:

BRAKE INDICATOR LIGHT MAY NOT LIGHT WHEN IGNITION IS IN THE "ON" POSITION, THE PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED, AND THE SHIFT SELECTOR IS IN THE PARK OR NEUTRAL GEAR RANGE.

Consequence:

VEHICLES WOULD NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 101AND 105.

Corrective Action:

REPLACE THE PROM IN THE BODY COMPUTER MODULE TO PREVENT THIS CONDITION FROM OCCURRING.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/27/1991.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1989 and 03/01/1990.


AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Recall number: 90E043004
Recall date: 10/30/1990

Problem Summary:

THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

Consequence:

INFLATOR COMPONENT SEPARATION ALLOWS HOT COMBUSTION GASESTO ESCAPE INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN INJURIES TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Action:

REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/07/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/01/1989 and 07/01/1990.


POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

Recall number: 90V164000
Recall date: 09/06/1990

Problem Summary:

TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE FROM THE FLOOR SHIFT CONTROL WITH LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.

Consequence:

DRIVER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO DETERMINE ACTUAL GEARPOSITION THE TRANSAXLE IS IN, WHICH COULD RESULT IN UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENTAND AN ACCIDENT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Corrective Action:

INSTALL A TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE RETAINING CLIP TO PREVENT CABLE DISENGAGEMENT.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 10/05/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/1990 and 04/01/1990.


AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Recall number: 90V031000
Recall date: 02/12/1990

Problem Summary:

THE FORWARD SENSOR FOR THE AIR BAG MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY CONSTRUCTED WITH PART OF THE WIRING HARNESS TO THE SENSOR REVERSED.

Consequence:

THE REVERSAL OF THE WIRES COULD CAUSE DELAY IN THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG AND INCREASE THE SEVERITY OF THE OF INJURY TO AN UNBELTED DRIVER IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

REPLACE FORWARD DISCRIMINATING SENSOR AS NECESSARY.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/01/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1989 and 09/01/1989.


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