1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall - Recall ID 34102

1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V072000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: OLDSMOBILE 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: SILHOUETTE 
Model Year: 1998 
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Mfg Component Desc: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates: 06-01-97 through 10-30-97 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 55,154 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 04-24-98 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 04-07-98 
Record Creation Date: 04-09-98 
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Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEMS. THE WINDSHIELD WIPER LINKAGE ARM CAN CONTACT A BRAKE LINE WHICH IS CONNECTED TO THE TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM MODULATOR VALVE. THIS CONTACT CAN CHAFE THE BRAKE LINE RESULTING IN A BRAKE FLUID LEAK. 
Consequence Summary: BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE CAN CAUSE REDUCED BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS AND INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A BRAKE LINE CLIP TO ENSURE PROPER CLEARANCE. ALSO THE BRAKE LINES WILL BE INSPECTED TO ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY THIS CONDITION AND WILL REPLACE ANY DAMAGED LINES. 
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 1998. 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.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 34102 for OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

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