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June 26, 2000

Certain 2000 Buick, Pontiac, Bonneville, Cadillac and 2000-2001 Oldsmobiles Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 2000 Buick LeSabre, Buick Park Avenue, Pontiac Bonneville, Cadillac Seville, Cadillac Deville, Oldsmobile Intrigue and the 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora automobiles because some of these passenger vehicles have internal fluid leaks in the brake hydraulic control unit.

According to the NHTSA, when the rear brake proportioning, antilock brake, traction control, or stability control feature is activated in some driving situations, the feature may not perform as designed.

8,132 of these vehicles, manufactured in January of 2000 are affected by this recall.

Dealers will inspect the ABS hydraulic modulator unit and, if necessary, replace the hydraulic modulator.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during May 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737, Oldsmobile at 1-800-442-6537, or Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V114/GM Recall No. 00035]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 26, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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