1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall - Recall ID 34099

1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V264000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: OLDSMOBILE 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: SILHOUETTE 
Model Year: 1998 
Mfg Campaign Number: 01059 
Mfg Component Desc: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates:  
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 248,737 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 10-22-01 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 08-21-01 
Record Creation Date: 08-27-01 
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Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1997-2001 CHEVROLET VENTURE, PONTIAC MONTANA/TRANSPORT, AND OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH PASSENGER SIDE POWER SLIDING DOORS THAT WERE SERVICED IN CAMPAIGN 01013 (01V-067) FROM APRIL TO AUGUST 2001. ALSO 2001 CHEVROLET VENTURE, PONTIAC MONTANA, AND OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH PASSENGER SIDE POWER SLIDING DOORS ASSEMBLED IN JANUARY THROUGH APRIL 2001. THESE VEHICLES HAVE INADEQUATE FRONT WELDS. IF A FRONT WELD FAILS, THE ACTUATOR CAN JAM IN THE UNLATCHED POSITION AND, WHEN THE SLIDING DOOR CLOSES, IT WILL NOT BE LATCHED. 
Consequence Summary: IF THIS HAPPENS, THE POWER SLIDING DOOR CAN OPEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, PARTICULARLY WHEN THE VEHICLE ASCENDS A HILL, MAKES A TURN, OR TRAVELS OVER A ROUGH ROAD SURFACE. AN UNRESTRAINED OCCUPANT COULD FALL OUT OF THE VAN AND BE INJURED. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF REQUIRED, INSTALL A NEW POWER SLIDING DOOR UNLATCH ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 22, 2001. 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 CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537. 
Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall - Recall ID 34099 for OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

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