Year: 1975 Make: BUICK Model: Century

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  75V032000
Recall Date:  19 February 1975

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OLDSMOBILE AND BUICK CAMPAIGN NO 75-C-7. CHEVROLET CAMPAIGN NO 75-C-08.PONTIAC CAMPAIGN NO 75-C-9. DATES OF MANUFACTURE FOR CHEVROLET, BUICK,OLDSMOBILE AND GMC ARE SEPT THRU NOV 1974. PONTIAC DATES ARE SEPT 1974 THRUJAN 1975. NO STATION WAGONS ARE INVOLVED. POSSIBILITY THAT THE REAR AXLE WASASSEMBLED WITH REAR AXLE SHAFT OUTER BEARING (REAR WHEEL BEARING) WITH THRUSTPLATES THAT WERE NOT HEAT TREATED. IF THE INNER OR OUTER THRUST PLATES OFTHESE BEARINGS ARE NOT HARDENED, THE ROLLERS CAN WEAR THROUGH AND ALLOW THEREAR AXLE SHAFT TO MOVE WITH RESPECT TO AXLE HOUSING. (CORRECT BY INSPECTINGAND REPLACING AXLE ASSEMBLIES WHERE NECESSARY. )

NHTSA Recall Number:  74V140000
Recall Date:  04 September 1974

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OLDSMOBILE CAMPAIGN NO 75-C-2. OTHERS N/A. POSSIBILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITHROCHESTER 4 BBL. QUADRAJET CARBURETORS MAY HAVE HAD AN INCORRECT FAST IDLE CAMFOLLOWER LEVER INSTALLED. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE BINDING ON THE SECONDARYTHROTTLE PLATE LOCK OUT LEVER AT THE WIDE OPEN THROTTLE AND NOT ALLOW THEENGINE TO RETURN TO IDLE. SUCH A CONDITION COULD MAKE A VEHICLE DIFFICULT TOCONTROL. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACING CARBURETOR FOUND WITH ANINCORRECT LEVER. )