1996 BUICK Roadmaster

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2 Recalls for 1996 BUICK Roadmaster

Recall Date Component Summary
December 10, 1996 WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE VEHICLE’S WHEEL LUG NUTS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION.

November 3, 1995 AIR BAGS

THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH BOTH THE SUPPLEMENTAL INFLATABLE RESTRAINT CAUTION LABEL AND A ROOF RACK CAUTION LABEL INSTALLED ON THE SAME SIDE OF THE SUN VISOR. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO.208, “OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.”

Remedy:

A NEW ROOF RACK CAUTION LABEL, WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS, WILL BE SENT DIRECTLY TO OWNERS. OWNERS WILL INSTALL THE LABEL OR HAVE THEIR DEALER INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1996 BUICK Roadmaster

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56 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1996 BUICK Roadmaster

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 504152
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 504152
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 502040
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11156939
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
ODI Number: 10211320
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10174729
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10161526
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10156604
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10135912
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10107373
TIRES
ODI Number: 10058669
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10046367
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10023654
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10004632
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10000237
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 8008896
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 8002984
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 899335
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 893985
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 882828
SEATS
ODI Number: 882827
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 881581
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 880329
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 861837
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 834192
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 829796
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 818467
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 810294
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 810210
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 812478
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 808142
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 802948
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 800580
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 803512
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 733618
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 717371
TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
ODI Number: 604945
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 605409
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 603129
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 603091
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK
ODI Number: 602998
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 602737
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 560719
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 556695
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 550758
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 550503
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 550503
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 550503
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 543419
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 543419
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 543419
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 525556
SEATS
ODI Number: 520740
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 521610
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 515738
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 515552
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1 Investigations for 1996 BUICK Roadmaster

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

32 Service Alerts for 1996 BUICK Roadmaster

Date Description
December 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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December 2, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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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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September 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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September 20, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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March 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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December 4, 2015 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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October 23, 2015 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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October 23, 2015 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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December 1, 2004 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

A NO REVERSE, NO SECOND GEAR, OR NO FOURTH GEAR CONDITION. *TT UPDATED *EH

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January 1, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

CONCERNS W ITH EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE FAILURES. *JB

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April 1, 1997 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

WATER IN AIR PUMP AND/OR DTC P0410, P0412, P1415, P1416, P0100, P0101, P0102 AND DTC 48 (INSTALL AIR PUMP SERVICE KIT). *TW

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April 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY (REPLACE BUSHING). *TW

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February 22, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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March 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE NOISE (INSTALL VALVE STEM OIL SEAL). *TW

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March 1, 2002 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT AND THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT OR SERVICE ENGINE SOON INDICATOR IS ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1870 SET. *TT

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September 1, 1997 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

EXPERIENCING ENGINE NOISE. *YC

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January 19, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE FAILURES. *JB

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April 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY (REPLACE BUSHING). *TW

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103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THE ENGINE DOES NOT STALL WHEN PERFORMING A P1870 DIAGNOSTIC TEST WITH THE TECH 2 SCAN TOOL OR WHEN COMMANDING THE TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH ENABLE SOLENOID ON APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT HAVE THE P1870 DIAGNOSTIC TEST LISTED. 4L60E OR 4L65E TR

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March 1, 1997 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

CLN INDICATOR APPEARS ON RADIO DISPLAY AND DOES NOT TURN OFF (RESET CLN INDICATOR WITH THE EJECT BUTTON ON TAPE). *TW

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February 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY/REPLACE BUSHING. *TW

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June 1, 2001 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME OWNERS WITH VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE JANUARY 15,1999 MAY COMMENT ON A HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT AND MAY ALSO HAVE A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. *ET

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May 1, 2001 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE HEATER IS INOPERATIVE, BLOWS COLD AIR, THE ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OVERHEAT CONDITION OR THE COOLANT RESERVOIR HAS RUST IN IT. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE ENGINE MISS/ POOR DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *YC

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February 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY (REPLACE BUSHING). *TW

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January 1, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE A FAILURE OF THE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) VALVE DUE TO CORROSION OF THE INTERNAL DIAPHRAGM PLATE, LEADING TO DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINTS OF A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT FOR EGR VALVE (DTC P0400); OR ENGINE STALL AT

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