1994 OLDSMOBILE Achieva

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

2 Recalls for 1994 OLDSMOBILE Achieva

Recall Date Component Summary
July 1, 1994 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

THESE VEHICLES WERE CONSTRUCTED WITH WELDS IN THE REAR COMPARTMENT PAN ASSEMBLY THAT ARE NOT SUFFICIENT TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO FUEL TANK LEAKAGE IN THE EVENT OF A REAR IMPACT COLLISION. THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLIES DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 301, “FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY.”

Remedy:

DEALER WILL INSTALL RIVETS ADJACENT TO THE LOCATIONS WHERE THE SUSPECT WELDS ARE LOCATED.

October 2, 2000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE STARTER FAILS TO ENGAGE AND THE DRIVER HOLD THE KEY IN THE “START” POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, PRODUCING HEAT THAT CAN MELT SWITCH PARTS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY KIT AND VERIFY THAT THE VEHICLE WILL START WITH A PROPERLY CHARGED BATTERY IN GOOD OPERATING CONDITION (ADEQUATE RESERVE CAPACITY, OR COLD CRANKING AMPS). THIS CAMPAIGN DOES NOT COVER BATTERY REPLACEMENT OR UNRELATED STARTING SYSTEM OR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM REPAIRS.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1994 OLDSMOBILE Achieva

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Date Component  
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67 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1994 OLDSMOBILE Achieva

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10124477
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 965129
STEERING
ODI Number: 511799
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 485645
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 502596
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 479578
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 479210
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10196869
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10124477
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8008897
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 8008384
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 981369
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 978054
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 968656
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 967182
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 973071
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 967520
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 965129
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 961344
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 889366
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
ODI Number: 880604
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 880763
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 875618
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 877023
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 877013
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 876973
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 840259
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 837214
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 823396
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 823612
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 817085
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 813137
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 810481
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 815331
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 801255
SEATS
ODI Number: 801191
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 781362
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 768867
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 780154
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 780154
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 759436
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 752009
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 747650
AIR BAGS | STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 743842
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 741025
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 735575
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 732492
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 728191
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 725918
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 726319
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 726629
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 725278
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 717778
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 716531
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 708006
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 705158
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 702399
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 701983
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 567186
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 561210
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 561210
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 542227
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 535812
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 533301
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 533650
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 532359
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 515450
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1 Investigations for 1994 OLDSMOBILE Achieva

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

37 Service Alerts for 1994 OLDSMOBILE Achieva

Date Description
November 22, 2019 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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November 22, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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February 1, 1998 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *YC

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January 8, 2001 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

INFORMATION REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT. *JB

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February 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *TT

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January 1, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES – JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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August 1, 1995 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

COLD ENGINE TICK OR RATTLE AFTER START-UP (REPLACE PISTON/PIN ASSEMBLY). *SD

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April 15, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

VEHICLES MAY SET ANYONE OR A COMBINATION OF FRONT-WHEEL SPEED SENSOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CODES AS INTERMITTENT OR HARD FAILURES. GM VOICEMAIL EXPRESS. *TT

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March 1, 1997 183000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

DIFFICULT TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION (INSTALL ACCELERATOR CABLE AND CLIP). *TW

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October 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

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December 1, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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December 22, 2000 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

CAMPAIGN PARTS BULLETIN REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT. *TT

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December 15, 2000 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

SUBJECT REGARDING 00079 – PRODUCT SAFETY CAMPAIGN IGNITION SWITCH HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT – PART 2. *TT

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December 15, 2000 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

SUBJECT REGARDING PRODUCT SAFETY CAMPAIGN IGNITION SWITCH HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT – PART 1. *TT

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December 22, 2000 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

SUBJECT REGARDING 00079 – PRODUCT SAFETY CAMPAIGN IGNITION SWITCH HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT. *TT

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

COMMENTS ON A TICKING TYPE NOISE THAT BEGINS SHORTLY AFTER COLD ENGINE START-UP AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHES AS THE ENGINE WARMS UP. *YC

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May 1, 1995 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

UNKNOWN

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May 1, 1995 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

UNKNOWN

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May 1, 1995 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

UNKNOWN

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September 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMPLAINTS THAT THE ABS INDICATOR LAMP IS “ON”. *YC

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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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January 1, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES – JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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December 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT

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December 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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August 1, 1995 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

GRINDING AND/OR GROWLING NOISE IN PARK ON INCLINE.*SD

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December 1, 1994 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

CRANK NO START/RUNS ROUGH AFTER EXTREME COLD WEATHER SOAK. *TW

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February 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

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October 1, 1994 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OIL LEAK AT THE ROCKER COVER. *TW

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May 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING THE 1996 THROUGH 2000 TOYOTA C

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February 1, 1997 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

ENGINE MISS (REPLACE SPARK PLUG WIRE AND IGNITION COIL). *TW

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April 1, 2000 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

INFORMATION REGARDING SNOW INTRUSION INTO REAR DRUM BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. **MR

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February 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

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

UNKNOWN

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August 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

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August 1, 1997 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR AN ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION. *YC

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April 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON DRIVEABILITY SYMPTONS OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE DUE TO CLOGGED FUEL INJECTORS. *TT

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