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1998 Buick Century

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Recalls

Find the latest 1998 Buick Century recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture March 1998 - April 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99033
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V170
Potential Number of Units Affected 168,035
Remedy Dealers will install a ground cable from the electronic brake control module (EBCM) to the engine compartment body rail. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles exhibit a condition in which the antilock brake system (ABS) motor shorts to its case and grounds through a flexible brake fluid pipe. This short can cause extreme heating of the flexible brake pipe which can melt a nearby flexible plastic fuel hose, resulting in a fuel leak and possible under-hood fire.
Dates of Manufacture March 1998 - April 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99033
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V170
Potential Number of Units Affected 168,035
Remedy Dealers will install a ground cable from the electronic brake control module (EBCM) to the engine compartment body rail. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles exhibit a condition in which the antilock brake system (ABS) motor shorts to its case and grounds through a flexible brake fluid pipe. This short can cause extreme heating of the flexible brake pipe which can melt a nearby flexible plastic fuel hose, resulting in a fuel leak and possible under-hood fire.
Dates of Manufacture March 1998 - April 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99033
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V170
Potential Number of Units Affected 168,035
Remedy Dealers will install a ground cable from the electronic brake control module (EBCM) to the engine compartment body rail. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles exhibit a condition in which the antilock brake system (ABS) motor shorts to its case and grounds through a flexible brake fluid pipe. This short can cause extreme heating of the flexible brake pipe which can melt a nearby flexible plastic fuel hose, resulting in a fuel leak and possible under-hood fire.
Dates of Manufacture March 1998 - April 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99033
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V170
Potential Number of Units Affected 168,035
Remedy Dealers will install a ground cable from the electronic brake control module (EBCM) to the engine compartment body rail. Owner notification was expected to begin during July 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles exhibit a condition in which the antilock brake system (ABS) motor shorts to its case and grounds through a flexible brake fluid pipe. This short can cause extreme heating of the flexible brake pipe which can melt a nearby flexible plastic fuel hose, resulting in a fuel leak and possible under-hood fire.