1997 PONTIAC Sunfire

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

9 Recalls for 1997 PONTIAC Sunfire

Recall Date Component Summary
June 28, 1997 WHEELS:SPACE SAVER WHEEL

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COMPACT SPARE TIRE ASSEMBLIES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH INCORRECT RIMS. IF THE SPARE TIRE IS UNDERINFLATED, THE BEAD CAN SEPARATE FROM THE RIM CAUSING A RAPID LOSS OF AIR. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 110, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RIM ON THE COMPACT SPARE TIRE ASSEMBLY. OWNERS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO USE THE SPARE TIRE UNTIL THE RIM HAS BEEN REPLACED.

February 25, 1998 STRUCTURE:BODY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH MIS-LOCATED WELDS AT THE JOINT BETWEEN THE LEFT ROCKER PANEL INNER REINFORCEMENT AND THE BODY SIDE RING. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 214, “SIDE DOOR STRENGTH.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WELDS AND, IF NECESSARY, PLACE FIVE WELDS BETWEEN THE INVOLVED PANELS AND APPLY PRIMER AND TOPCOAT FINISH MATERIALS.

October 17, 2008 STEERING

DORMAN PRODUCTS IS RECALLING 3,900 INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFTS DORMAN PART NOS. 425-151, 425-152, AND 425-153, (SOLD UNDER DORMAN’S “OE SOLUTIONS” BRAND NAME), BALKAMP #’S 7-3057, 7-3058, 7-3059 (SOLD UNDER THE “NAPA” BRAND NAME), AND PLATINUM PARTS #’S 2425151, 2425152, AND 2425153 MANUFACTURED DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2007. THESE REPLACEMENT STEERING SHAFTS CAN BE USED ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE WELD CONNECTING THE INNER TUBE TO THE OUTER TUBE MAY BE DEFECTIVE.

Remedy:

DORMAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE STEERING SHAFTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 16, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DORMAN TOLL FREE AT 1-800-523-2492.

February 26, 2007 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

CERTAIN DELPHI AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMP MODULES / MODULE RESERVOIR ASSEMBLIES (MRA) THAT WERE SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. DURING PRODUCTION THE MRAS VENT AND FUEL RETURN TUBES WERE REVERSED. THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE VEHICLE NOT RUNNING CORRECTLY (IDLE ROUGH AND/OR STALL) DUE TO AN OVERLY RICH FUEL BLEND OR THE VEHICLE’S EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CARBON CANISTER MAY LEAK FUEL.

Remedy:

DELPHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE MRAS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DELPHI AT 1-877-335-7443.

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.

November 4, 2002 STEERING:RACK AND PINION

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE AND SOME OTHER RETAINERS USED IN VEHICLES ASSEMBLED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1996 AND OCTOBER 31, 1997, COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW LOWER PINION BEARING UNLESS INSPECT OF THE EXISTING BEARING INDICATES THAT REPLACEMENT OF THE GEAR ASSEMBLY IS NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 24, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.

March 6, 2002 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE “START” POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, AND SOMETIMES PRODUCES ENOUGH HEAT TO MELT INTERNAL SWITCH PARTS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY KIT IN THESE VEHICLES TO PREVENT HIGH CURRENT FROM FLOWING THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 27, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.

December 15, 1998 SUSPENSION:REAR

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OF THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM BOLTS CAN FATIGUE AND BREAK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM FASTENERS.

June 29, 1998 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. BECAUSE OF CERTAIN CALIBRATIONS IN THE AIR BAG’S SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE, AN INADVERTENT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD OCCUR IN A LOW SPEED CRASH OR WHEN AN OBJECT STRIKES THE FLOOR PAN.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE AIR BAG SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 PONTIAC Sunfire

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STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10159944
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10678592
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10607304
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10467573
STEERING
ODI Number: 10449288
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10373531
TIRES
ODI Number: 10283884
STEERING
ODI Number: 10241864
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10231846
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10227820
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10223014
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10212130
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10203383
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10196584
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10186002
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 10187093
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10182664
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10177064
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10172140
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10159944
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10150667
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10149526
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10118824
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10116848
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10113564
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10108351
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10107755
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10103380
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10102187
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10097336
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10097139
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10081248
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10079806
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10080590
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10074207
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10063258
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10058359
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | PARKING BRAKE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10057474
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 10056448
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10055237
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10051926
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10053691
STEERING
ODI Number: 10053962
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10051991
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10052893
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10050327
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10041633
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 10043399
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10040266
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10026436
STEERING
ODI Number: 10026967
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DRUM
ODI Number: 10025512
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10021293
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10017355
STEERING
ODI Number: 10017257
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10017225
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10011759
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10011332
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10009730
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10011948
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10011947
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10009498
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 10009069
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 10008377
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10007424
STEERING
ODI Number: 10006694
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10005569
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10008101
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10006262
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10008692
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10000815
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10003455
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8022243
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 8022181
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8021146
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 8021141
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
ODI Number: 8020362
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8019175
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 8017168
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8020533
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 8020069
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 8010259
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8010163
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 8008134
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 8008132
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
ODI Number: 8009198
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 8008432
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8007642
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8004494
SEATS
ODI Number: 8005853
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 8007577
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 8006059
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8000992
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 895881
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 897398
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 888054
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 890959
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 880686
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 879509
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 875210
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 861174
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 865244
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 864083
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | STEERING
ODI Number: 856435
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 860010
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
ODI Number: 852327
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 847726
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 848440
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 836803
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 836459
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 831151
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 833746
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 831721
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 834688
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 827052
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 828129
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 827229
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 827180
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 824301
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 825709
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 826052
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 826024
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 821649
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 819913
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 823065
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 820327
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 820286
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 816894
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 817516
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 817170
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 807940
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 807504
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 807285
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 782854
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 782814
SEATS
ODI Number: 782813
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 784662
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 784662
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 781051
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 766421
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 762590
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 764184
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 759806
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 757731
AIR BAGS | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 757285
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 752549
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 750208
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 750206
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 743005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 742860
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 738120
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 738521
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 737759
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 735049
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 730846
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 729751
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 728282
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 722888
SEAT BELTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SUSPENSION | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 718942
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 715187
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 712848
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 711417
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 710585
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | TIRES
ODI Number: 707363
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 706682
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 704426
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 703027
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
ODI Number: 700257
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 565470
TIRES
ODI Number: 566398
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 566398
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 551906
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 549669
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 547688
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 542961
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 541434
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 541434
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 539908
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 539908
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 539908
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 539908
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 539908
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 539908
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 538343
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 538315
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 538794
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 538740
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 535617
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 535617
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 535617
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 535617
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 535617
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 533924
TIRES
ODI Number: 530695
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 530775
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 533055
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 531596
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 525651
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 525763
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 518690
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 518293
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 518293
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 518293
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 518293
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 518293
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 518293
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 515809
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL
ODI Number: 515809
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 515809
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 514409
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3 Investigations for 1997 PONTIAC Sunfire

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
AIR BAGS
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93 Service Alerts for 1997 PONTIAC Sunfire

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 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 15, 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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 31, 2018 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 Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 31, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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May 9, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

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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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 18, 2001 010000 STEERING

INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING CLUNK OR BUMP NOISE USUALLY HEARD WHEN TURNING EMITTING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO BE FELT THROUGH THE STEERING WHEEL OF VEHICLE WITH THE CAR IN PARK OR MOVING SLOWLY AND THE STEERING

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 1998 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

COMMENTS ON THE CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER SHOWING WEAR OR PERMANENT DAMAGE. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2008 010000 STEERING

CONCERNS WITH CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE TURNING MANEUVER / STEERING WHEEL ROTATION.*JB (LUBRICATE OR REPLACE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT AS APPROPRIATE). UPDATED 10/05/07. *NJ UPDATED 4/1/08. *NJ UPDATED 7/1/2008 *PE

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November 1, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NEUTRAL FLARE AND/OR RPM FLARE WHILE IN DRIVE, NO 1-2 UPSHIFT, SERVICE ENGINE SOON (SES) LIGHT ILLUMINATED, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1810, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1815 SET. *TT

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December 1, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

ENGINEERING CHANGES TO THE VALVE BODY, PRESSURE REGULATOR VALVE, 2-3 ACCUMULATOR VALVE AND BORE FOR 2002-2003 MODEL YEAR 4T45E TRANSAXLES AND SUBSEQUENT OVERHAUL PROCEDURES WHICH AFFECT 1995-2001 MODEL YEAR TRANSAXLES. *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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November 5, 2001 010000 STEERING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK TYPE NOISE ESPECIALLY FELT IN THE STEERING WHEEL WHILE TURNING. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 5, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SUBJECT REGARDING REQUEST FOR CUSTOMER COMPLAINT VEHICLES WHICH HAVE A FRONT BRAKE SQUEAK / SQUEAL NOISE COMPLAINT. *TT

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May 1, 1999 150000 SEAT BELTS

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE FRONT SEAT SHOULDER BELT PLASTIC COVER WILL NOT STAY SNAPPED IN PLACE ON COUPE MODELS ONLY. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 1, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

COMMENTS THAT A METALLIC NOISE OR COLD RAP HEARD ON COLD EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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April 1, 1997 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

SCUFFED INTERIOR QUARTER TRIM PANELS ON CONVERTIBLE TOPS (ADD LOOP FASTENER TAPE/RE-STAKE REINFORCEMENT/ADD LOOP FASTENER). *TW

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103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VEHICLE WILL NOT MOVE IN EITHER DIRECTION. TRANSMISSION MAY SHOW OVER FULL. P90 4T40E 4T45E NO MOVEMENT DRIVE OR REVERSE. CONVERTER MAY BE EMPTY OF FLUID. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 1, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

VARIOUS AREAS OF THE VEHICLE CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER SHOWS WEAR OR PERMANENT DAMAGE. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

FRONT SUSPENSION STEER NOISE SMOOTH ROAD TURNS. *MR

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July 1, 2002 010000 STEERING

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A CLUNK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE DURING A TURNING MANEUVER. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 26, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 2006 010000 STEERING

CLUNK FELT/NOISE HEARD FROM STEERING COLUMN, STEERING GEAR AND/OR FRONT OF VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVER AND/OR STEERING WHEEL ROTATION. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 1999 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

CONDITIONS WITH WATER LEAK AT FRONT HEADER. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 1999 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

ON SOME CONVERTIBLE MODELS, THE DOOR RATTLES WHEN CLOSING. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 1997 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CONCERNS THAT LOW ENGINE COOLANT LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE DURING SUSTAINED DRIVING. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EXHIBITING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, AND P0304 INDICATING ENGINE MISFIRE CONDITIONS. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 1, 2001 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC) REPLACEMENT. NLM

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 1, 2005 010000 STEERING

CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVER/STEERING WHEEL ROTATION. *TT *NM

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 2005 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 1988-2004 CHEVROLET AND GMC LI

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 1999 220000 SEATS

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THERE IS A BULGE IN THE MATERIAL ON THE TOP BACKSIDE OF EITHER FRONT BUCKET SEAT. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 27, 2003 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

INOPERATIVE MANUAL OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR(S). *TT *JB

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

100000 POWER TRAIN

4T40E OR 4T45E WILL NOT SHIFT NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

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October 1, 2004 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

INFORMATION ON ERROR CODES ON RADIO DISPLAY THEIR CAUSE AND CORRECTIVE ACTION. *EH

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040000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

ABS PUMP RUNNING WHEN NOT NEEDED. *NJ

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October 1, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

COMMENTS THAT THE DECK LID WILL NOT OPEN WHEN THE INTERIOR REMOTE RELEASE HANDLE IS PULLED. *YC

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February 6, 2001 010000 STEERING

CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVERS OR STEERING WHEEL ROTATION. *JB

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 1997 221200 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

RATTLE/SQUEAK FROM PASSENGER (RIGHT) SIDE OF REAR FOLDING SEATBACK AREA (REPOSITION RIGHT HAND FRAME ARM). *TW

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January 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

LEAK IN THE AXLE SEAL AREA (SHORTEN VENT HOSE). *TW

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January 1, 1997 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

INTERIOR DOME LIGHT STAYS ON ALL THE TIME (REROUTE WIRE HARNESS). *TW

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December 1, 1998 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

PRODUCT RECALL CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM FASTENERS ON VEHICLES HAVING A CONDITION WHICH COULD RESULT IN ONE OF THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM BOLTS BREAKING. *TT

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

ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES – JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 1, 2007 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON 4T40-E (MN4) AND 4T45-E (MN5) FRONT WHEEL DRIVE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION VALVE BODY RECONDITIONING, DTC P0741, P0742, P0751, P0752, P0756, P0757, P1811, HARSH SHIFTS, SLIPS, NO DRIVE, NO REVERSE. *NJ

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May 1, 2002 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

THIS BULLETIN IS BEING ISSUED TO REVISE THE FRONT SUSPENSION FASTNER TIGHTENING SPECIFICATIONS.*TT

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September 15, 2000 010000 STEERING

THIS MESSAGE CONCERNS VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CLUNK NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. CUSTOMERS MAY STATE THAT A CLUNK NOISE IS HEARD WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON LEAKAGE OF A FEW DROPS OF COOLANT AFTER PARKING THEIR VEHICLE. *TT

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April 1, 1998 220000 SEATS

SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLATTERING NOISE AT IDLE SPEED ORIGINATING FROM THE TIMING CHAIN AND FRONT COVER AREA. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT THAT A METALLIC NOISE OR

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 1, 2003 010000 STEERING

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A CLUNK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE DURING A TURNING MANEUVER. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 1, 2003 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 1988-2004 CHEVROLET AND GMC LI

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

SOME VEHICLES WITH 2.2L ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A ENGINE / TRANSMISSION WHINE AT 2800 – 32000 RPM. *TT

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September 1, 1999 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

CONCERNS WITH THE LEFT HAND MANUAL MIRROR NOT ADJUSTING WHEN THE ADJUSTMENT LEVER IS MOVED. *TT

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September 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

A RATTLE COMING FROM THE DOOR(S) WHEN THE DOOR WINDOW GLASS IS LOWERED. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 29, 2001 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

CUSTOMER CONCERN OF PREMATURE FOG LAMP FAILURE. *TT

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January 1, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

COMMENTS THAT THE REAR BRAKES MAY DRAG/HEAT UP OR REAR OF CAR IS SQUATTING DUE TO AGGRESSIVE REAR BRAKE. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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March 1, 1997 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

LEFT HAND MIRROR DOES NOT ADJUST WHEN ADJUSTMENT LEVER IS MOVED (ADJUST LEVER TO ALIGN WITH LEVER SLIDE). *TW

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April 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE STALL AT COLD START, ROUGH IDLE, OIL FILTER EXPANSION, HIGH OIL PRESSURE AND ENGINE MISFIRE DTC’S (REPLACE OIL PUMP WITH IMPROVED PRESS RELIEF VALVE BORE). *TW

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February 1, 1997 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

DELAY ENGAGEMENT INTO DRIVE AFTER COLD SOAK (REPLACE WITH REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH HOUSING ASSEMBLY COMPLETE). *TW

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 1, 1998 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

CONDITIONS REGARDING WEAK OR DISCHARGED BATTERY, SLOW STARTING, GEN OR MIL LAMP ON, VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 1, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

COMMENTS THAT A METALLIC NOISE ON COLD EXHAUST SYSTEMS. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 1, 1997 220000 SEATS

COMMENTS THAT THE SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 1, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

SUBJECT PERTAINING TO FRONT AND / OR REAR STABILIZER SHAFT SQUAWK / SQUEAK NOISE. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

REAR COMPARTMENT (TRUNK) LID LATCH DIFFICULT TO UNLOCK / OPEN. *YC

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

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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June 1, 2000 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

EXHIBITING A RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM GLOVE BOX DOOR OR KEY LOCK CYLINDER. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 1, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EXPERIENCING A RATTLE / SQUEAK IN RIGHT SIDE OF INSTRUMENT PANEL OR RIGHT FRONT DOOR TRIM PANEL SCRATCHED OR RIGHT SIDE END OF INSTRUMENT PANEL CONTACTING DOOR TRIM PANEL. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 1, 2003 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

MIRROR VIBRATES AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 1, 2005 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

LEFT OUTSIDE BREAKAWAY MIRROR INOPERATIVE. *TT UPDATE. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 1, 1998 162900 STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

CONVERTIBLE TOP COVER SHOWS WEAR OR PERMANENT DAMAGE IN VARIOUS AREAS. YD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 1, 2007 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

CLUNK FELT/NOISE HEARD FROM STEERING COLUMN, STEERING GEAR AND/OR FRONT OF VEHICLE DURING TURNING MANEUVER AND/OR STEERING WHEEL ROTATION (LUBRICATE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT [I-SHAFT]). *NJ

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION CONCERNING ENGINE KNOCK/RATTLE OR TAP NOISE BEFORE ENGINE HAS REACHED OPERATING TEMPERATURE OR UNDER LIGHT LOAD CONDITIONS AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE (REPLACE PISTON AND/OR ROD ASSEMBLIES). AK

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 1997 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VARIOUS INFORMATION REGARDING OVERNIGHT COLD SOAK CONDITIONS. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 1, 1996 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

COOLANT LOSS, VISIBLE COOLANT LEAKAGE, LOW COOLANT LAMP ON OR COOLANT ODOR CAUSED BY COOLANT LEAKAGE. *TW

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

1997 PONTIAC Sunfire

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