1991 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette

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3 Recalls for 1991 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette

Recall Date Component Summary
June 8, 1999 SEATS

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH FRONT BUCKET SEATS. THE FRONT SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM LOWER BOLTS CAN LOOSEN. A LOOSE BOLT COULD FATIGUE AND BREAK, RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK FALLING REARWARD.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN OR REPLACE THE BOLTS AT NO CHARGE TO THE OWNERS. THIS POLICY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 30, 2002.

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.

January 28, 1992 STRUCTURE:BODY

THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR WILL NOT REMAIN CLOSED DURING CERTAIN LOAD FORCES ASSOCIATED WITH A VEHICLE CRASH. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 201.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE CURRENT UPPER GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR WITH A REDESIGNED UPPER GLOVE COMPARTMENT DOOR WHICH INCORPORATES A POSITIVE LATCH TO KEEP THE DOOR CLOSED SHOULD A VEHICLE CRASH OCCUR.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1991 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette

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45 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1991 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10130875
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10130421
STEERING:RACK AND PINION | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 10122254
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10073486
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10043230
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10025020
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 10024630
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 984666
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 981261
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 976708
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 977564
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 982671
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 980583
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 962977
SEATS
ODI Number: 962977
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 962977
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 962977
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
ODI Number: 962977
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 962977
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 962977
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 962977
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 962977
TIRES
ODI Number: 869136
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 865418
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 855220
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 854291
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 854803
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 854365
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 844065
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 820317
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 814086
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 807959
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 809229
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 780697
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 767584
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 764664
TIRES:TREAD/BELT | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 732418
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 717860
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 540211
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 534163
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 527462
WHEELS
ODI Number: 521342
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 508378
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 501065
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 501461
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7 Investigations for 1991 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
STRUCTURE
SEATS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
SEATS
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
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3 Service Alerts for 1991 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette

Date Description
January 1, 2004 100000 POWER TRAIN

NO TCC APPLY, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON, TCC SURGE, POSSIBLE P0740, P1870, OR 39 AFTER INSTALLATION OF A REMAN (SRTA) 4T60/4T60E. *TT

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July 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE’S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

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December 1, 1994 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SLIDING DOOR RATTLES. *TW

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