Year: 1976 Make: BUICK Model: Century

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  76V016000
Recall Date:  10 February 1976

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MANUFACTURER NOTES
BUICK CAMPAIGN NO 76-C-2. OLDSMOBILE CAMPAIGN NO 76-C-3. EQUIPPED WITH 350AND 375B AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. POSSIBILITY THAT THE STOP TANG FOR INNER GEARSELECTOR LINK LOCATED IN THE TRANSMISSION MAY BE IMPROPERLY LOCATED. AS ARESULT, THE GEAR POSITIONS INDICATED BY THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR MAY DIFFERFROM THE ACTUAL GEAR POSITION OF THE TRANSMISSION. IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS,THE TRANSMISSION MAY BE IN A FORWARD OR REVERSE GEAR WHEN THE INDICATOR SHOWSNEUTRAL POSITION AND A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING COULD OCCUR. (CORRECT BYINSPECTING AND REPLACING SELECTOR CODE RANGE AND INNER SELECTOR LEVERS ASREQUIRED. )

NHTSA Recall Number:  75V214000
Recall Date:  19 December 1975

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MANUFACTURER NOTES
CHEVROLET CAMPAIGN NO 76C04, PONTIAC CAMPAIGN NO. 76C7, OLDSMOBILE CAMPAIGN NO.76C1, BUICK CAMPAIGN NO. 76C1. POSSIBILITY THAT THE COMBINATION VALVE, WHICHIS A PART OF THE HYDRAULIC SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLYMANUFACTURED AND COULD MALFUNCTION. SHOULD THIS CONDITION OCCUR WHILE VEHICLEIS IN MOTION AT A TIME WHEN MINIMUM STOPPING DISTANCE IS REQUIRED. A VEHICLECRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. (CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REPLACINGVALVE WHERE NECESSARY. ) PASSENGER CARS AND LIGHT TRUCKS.