1991 CHEVROLET Astro

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

6 Recalls for 1991 CHEVROLET Astro

Recall Date Component Summary
November 16, 1993 SEATS

THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL BETWEEN THEM, CREATING A “SOFT” JOINT. THIS “SOFT” JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FOAM AND/OR VINYL FROM BETWEEN THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME “SOFT” JOINT AND REPLACE THE RECLINER BOLTS.

June 14, 1991 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

THE SEAT BELTS FOR THE FRONT AND MID-SHIP SEATS DID NOT REST ON PELVIS AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 209.

Remedy:

RELOCATE SEAT BELT ANCHOR BOLTS TO ADJUST BELTS FOR SEAT LOCATIONS.

September 20, 1991 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

SEAT BELT ANCHORAGE BAR FOR REAR SOFA FAILED TO SUSTAIN LOADS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 210.

Remedy:

REPLACE NONCOMPLYING SOFA BAR WITH BAR THAT MEETS REQUIREMENTS.

May 24, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN CK MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION HEADLIGHTS, CLEAR CORNER, BUMPER, AND SIDE MARKER LIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

CK MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE NONCOMPLIANT LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CK MOTORSPORT AT 1-909-610-7211.

May 19, 2006 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS, FRAM BRAND NAME P/N G3727, WITH DATE CODES X52911 THROUGH X60801 SEQUENTIALLY OR X600141 AND A MEXICO COUNTRY OR ORIGIN MARKING ON THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 18, 2005, THROUGH MARCH 21, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE AND ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES. (TO SEE THE SCHOOL BUS ENGINE SIZES, CLICK ON “DOCUMENT SEARCH” AND THEN “BUS APPLICATIONS”). THE CONNECTOR ON THE FUEL FILTER WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO HONEYWELL’S SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAT CORRECTLY ON THE FUEL LINE.

Remedy:

HONEYWELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-890-2075 (OPTION 1).

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1991 CHEVROLET Astro

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103 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1991 CHEVROLET Astro

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Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11286510
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10257005
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10107408
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10097865
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10071394
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10069111
STEERING:COLUMN | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10063227
INTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10009407
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 986463
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 986795
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 981235
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
ODI Number: 978565
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 977636
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 980291
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 980597
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 982670
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 983499
SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 978315
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 972272
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 970797
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 972143
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 972484
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 974439
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 971423
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 970410
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 972744
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 972741
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 968455
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 966693
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 964090
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 963983
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 967377
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 967788
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 967788
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 967788
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 967788
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 967788
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 967788
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 966318
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
ODI Number: 959603
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 958618
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 959435
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 958770
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
ODI Number: 894393
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 870110
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 869682
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 873354
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
ODI Number: 853038
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 852614
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 851368
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 843311
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 843285
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 846797
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 847914
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 842978
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 838217
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 831630
SEATS
ODI Number: 826272
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 826562
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 820732
SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 820228
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 822650
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 820895
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 817851
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 817508
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL | PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:AIR
ODI Number: 816096
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 809074
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 811394
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 810727
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 802912
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 800686
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 804421
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 803601
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 804928
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DIFFERENTIAL PROPORTIONAL VALVE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 781337
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 741085
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 736494
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 731278
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 726218
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 723210
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 723314
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 712834
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 711155
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 700102
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 555365
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 553462
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 548568
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 534854
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 529779
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 525402
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 520862
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 517126
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 517126
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 515031
TIRES
ODI Number: 515031
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 515545
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 513209
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 474782
STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT
ODI Number: 489096
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 490822
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 846100
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 483458
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 486265
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5 Investigations for 1991 CHEVROLET Astro

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
SEATS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
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8 Service Alerts for 1991 CHEVROLET Astro

Date Description
November 1, 2010 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

GENERAL MOTORS: ON ALL 1988-2009 FULL SIZE CHEVROLET/GMC PICKUPS, UTILITIES AND VANS, THE BRAKE PEDAL WILL MOVE DOWN OR SELF APPLY DURING FULL LOCK TURNS OR NEAR FULL LOCK TURNS. CHEVROLET ASTRO AND GMC SAFARI VANS; HUMMER 2 ARE INCLUDED.

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January 1, 2004 130000 VISIBILITY

WINDOW REGULATOR MOTOR DOES NOT FIT. *TT

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February 1, 1995 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

CALIFORNIA RECALL – GENERAL MOTORS HAS DETERMINED THAT CERTAIN 1991 C/K TRUCKS, M/L AND G VANS WITH 4.3L ENGINES MAY BE EMITTING NON-METHANE HYDROCARBONS IN EXCESS OF CALIFORNIA EMISSION STANDARDS. TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION, DEALERS ARE T

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October 1, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION FOR INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION DOWNSHIFT, SLIP, BUSY/CYCLING TCC OR NOISY COOLING FAN. *TT

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August 1, 2005 103400 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

DIAGNOSIS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN TRANSMISSION CASE. *TT 2006 AND PRIOR CARS AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. *TT

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December 1, 1994 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

OIL PRESSURE GAUGE READING CONCERNS. *TW

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December 1, 1994 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION EXTENTION SEAL LEAKS. *TW

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February 1, 1995 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

COLD ENGINE KNOCK. *TW

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