1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall - Recall ID 34100

1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V145000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: OLDSMOBILE 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: SILHOUETTE 
Model Year: 1998 
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Mfg Component Desc: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER 
Mfg Involved in Recall: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 
Manufacture Dates: 06-01-97 through 03-31-98 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 125,990 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 08-18-98 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: GENERAL MOTORS LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 06-26-98 
Record Creation Date: 06-30-98 
Regulation Part Number:  
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Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH BUCKET SEATS OR A SPLIT BENCH SEAT IN THE SECOND (MIDDLE) OR THIRD (BACK) ROW. THE SEAT LATCH MECHANISMS ON BUCKET SEATS AND ON THE 40% PORTION OF THE SPLIT BENCH SEAT IN THE SECOND AND THIRD ROWS DO NOT HAVE PROTECTIVE COVERS. 
Consequence Summary: WHEN ACTIVATING THE RELEASE MECHANISM TO ROLL A BUCKET SEAT FORWARD, A CUSTOMER'S FINGER(S) COULD BE SEVERELY INJURED OR SEVERED IN THEY ARE NOT KEPT CLEAR OF THE MECHANISM. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL PROTECTIVE COVERS ON THE OUTBOARD LATCH MECHANISMS ON ALL LEFT AND RIGHT HAND REAR BUCKET SEATS IN THE SECOND AND THIRD ROW, AND TO BOTH INBOARD AND OUTBOARD LATCH MECHANISMS ON THE CENTER REAR BUCKET SEAT AND THE 40% PORTION OF THE SPLIT BENCH SEAT. 
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DURING AUGUST 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 1-800-222-1022 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 (1-888-327-4326). 
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1998 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE Recall - Recall ID 34100 for OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

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