Recalls

Find the latest 1999 Buick LeSabre recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture August 1998 - January 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V089
Potential Number of Units Affected 99,269
Remedy Dealers will replace the manual valve/link assembly with a replacement manual valve/link kit, featuring a spring-type retainer. Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary These vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of FMVSS No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence". A retaining clip, which secures the linkage of the transmission detent lever, can become loose under a combination of possible driver shifting maneuvers and allow the link to become disconnected from the manual valve. If the link disconnects, the indicated gear on the transmission lever (PRNDL) may differ from the actual hydraulic state of the transmission. If the driver selects "drive" and the transmission is actually in "reverse", a vehicle crash could occur.
Dates of Manufacture August 1998 - January 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V089
Potential Number of Units Affected 99,269
Remedy Dealers will replace the manual valve/link assembly with a replacement manual valve/link kit, featuring a spring-type retainer. Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary These vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of FMVSS No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence". A retaining clip, which secures the linkage of the transmission detent lever, can become loose under a combination of possible driver shifting maneuvers and allow the link to become disconnected from the manual valve. If the link disconnects, the indicated gear on the transmission lever (PRNDL) may differ from the actual hydraulic state of the transmission. If the driver selects "drive" and the transmission is actually in "reverse", a vehicle crash could occur.
Dates of Manufacture August 1998 - January 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V089
Potential Number of Units Affected 99,269
Remedy Dealers will replace the manual valve/link assembly with a replacement manual valve/link kit, featuring a spring-type retainer. Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary These vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of FMVSS No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence". A retaining clip, which secures the linkage of the transmission detent lever, can become loose under a combination of possible driver shifting maneuvers and allow the link to become disconnected from the manual valve. If the link disconnects, the indicated gear on the transmission lever (PRNDL) may differ from the actual hydraulic state of the transmission. If the driver selects "drive" and the transmission is actually in "reverse", a vehicle crash could occur.
Dates of Manufacture August 1998 - January 1999
Manufacturer Recall No. 99011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 99V089
Potential Number of Units Affected 99,269
Remedy Dealers will replace the manual valve/link assembly with a replacement manual valve/link kit, featuring a spring-type retainer. Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300.
Summary These vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of FMVSS No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence". A retaining clip, which secures the linkage of the transmission detent lever, can become loose under a combination of possible driver shifting maneuvers and allow the link to become disconnected from the manual valve. If the link disconnects, the indicated gear on the transmission lever (PRNDL) may differ from the actual hydraulic state of the transmission. If the driver selects "drive" and the transmission is actually in "reverse", a vehicle crash could occur.

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