1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

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6 Recalls for 1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

Recall Date Component Summary
April 8, 1997 STRUCTURE | STRUCTURE | STRUCTURE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR CRADLE BOLTS PULL THROUGH THE RETAINERS DUE TO CORROSION OF THE RETAINER. IF BOTH BOLTS PULL THROUGH, THE REAR CRADLE WOULD NOT LONGER BE SUPPORTED AT THESE MOUNTING LOCATIONS AND THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE STEERING GEAR.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR CRADLE BOLTS AND RETAINERS.

June 5, 1995 WHEELS

CRACKS DEVELOP IN THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACE. IF THESE CRACKS BECOME SEVERE ENOUGH, THE WHEEL WILL COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MANUFACTURING DATE CODES STAMPED ON EACH WHEEL OF THE VEHICLE AND IF A WHEEL FALLS WITHIN THE SPECIFIED DATE CODE RANGE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THAT WHEEL ASSEMBLY.

March 28, 1995 WHEELS

CRACKS DEVELOP IN THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACE. IF THESE CRACKS BECOME SEVERE ENOUGH, THE WHEEL WILL COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MANUFACTURING CODES STAMPED ON EACH WHEEL OF THE VEHICLE AND IF A WHEEL FALLS WITHIN THE SPECIFIED DATE CODE RANGE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THAT WHEEL ASSEMBLY.

October 16, 1990 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

BRAKE STOPLAMPS MAY NOT ILLUMINATE OR, IN SOME CASES, STOPLAMPS WILL NOT STAY ILLUMINATED ALL THE TIME WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED DUE TO A FAULTY STOPLAMP SWITCH. ALSO IN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL, A FAULTY STOPLAMP SWITCH CAN RESULT IN RESUMPTION OF THE CRUISE CONTROL FUNCTION UPON RELEASE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Remedy:

INSTALL AN IMPROVED DESIGN STOPLAMP SWITCH.

March 14, 1990 SEAT BELTS

FRONT SHOULDER BELT GUIDE LOOP ATTACHMENT FASTENER MAY PULL THROUGH DOOR MOUNTED ANCHOR PLATE.

Remedy:

REPLACE FRONT SHOULDER BELT GUIDE LOOP ATTACHMENT NUTS AND INSTALL NEW GUIDE COVER.

October 2, 1991 SEAT BELTS

FRONT SHOULDER SAFETY BELT WEBBING MAY SEPARATE AT FRONT BELT UPPER GUIDE LOOPS ON EITHER SIDE OF THE FRONT SEAT.

Remedy:

INSTALL A CONTROLLED ROTATION BRACKET ON DRIVER AND PASSENGER SIDE FRONT SEAT BELT GUIDE LOOPS.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

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120 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

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Date Component  
TIRES
ODI Number: 10565448
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10089093
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10006042
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 8005926
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 985133
SEATS
ODI Number: 986487
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 980070
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 976325
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 980436
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 983403
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 983393
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 976255
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 981252
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 977154
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 980233
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 977869
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 973508
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LI
ODI Number: 974568
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 969686
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 969148
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 975637
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 972459
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 970999
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 970999
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 970999
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 975224
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 970394
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 967498
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 964524
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962309
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 967439
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 964412
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962634
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962171
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 965575
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 964774
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 967766
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962106
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 962525
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 964696
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 964696
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 964696
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 963811
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962937
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 962922
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 962891
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 962891
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 968534
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 961426
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 960938
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 961761
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 961315
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 961275
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 961275
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 961196
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 961196
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 961633
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ODI Number: 961196
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 958378
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 960715
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 891152
SEAT BELTS | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 889666
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 883648
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 883285
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 871522
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 852646
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 827043
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 829109
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 827892
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 823776
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 820593
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM:SPRINGS/BAGS
ODI Number: 813451
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 809427
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 809270
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 809264
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 803544
WHEELS
ODI Number: 803832
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 770291
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 755024
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 750994
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 740458
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 741070
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 736787
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 732071
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 725550
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 722370
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 712480
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 707904
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 708209
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 705735
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 705733
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 602294
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 559257
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 554270
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 530593
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 530254
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 526492
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 523422
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 518392
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 519220
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 518856
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 517057
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 513340
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 512350
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 512350
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 509349
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 469383
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 488803
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 490541
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 487846
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 483614
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 483614
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
ODI Number: 483614
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 483614
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 482823
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 482823
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 482823
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 479095
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 711600
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 506157
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4 Investigations for 1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
STRUCTURE
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
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1 Service Alerts for 1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

Date Description
December 1, 1994 036400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

ABS WIRE HARNESS FOR THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL MAY RUB ON THE BRAKE LINE CAUSING THE ABS WARNING LIGHT TO COME ON. *TW

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1990 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass

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