January 4, 2000
2000 Buick LeSabre, Cadillac Eldorado and Seville Automobiles
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Buick LeSabre as
well as certain Cadillac Eldorado and Seville automobiles, manufactured between July -
October 1999 (Buick's build dates are September - October 1999), because the inner tie rod
nuts are loose and can result in separation of a tie rod.
Separation of a tie rod can cause unexpected
steering input, increasing the risk of a crash.
Approximately 1,200 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will check and adjust the vehicle toe-in
and tighten the inner tie rod nuts to the specified torque. Owner notification began Nov.
16, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should
contact Buick at 1-800-521-7300 or Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V301/GM Recall
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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