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1994 BUICK CENTURY RECALLS

1994 Buick Century

Century Wagon generation is a 4 or 5 doors sedan or station wagon estate produced by Buick from 1994 to 1997 with petrol engines. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver.


Model Trims

  • Century 2.2 (122 Hp)
  • Century 3.1 V6 (162 Hp)
  • Century 2.2 i (122 Hp)
  • Century 3.1 i V6 (162 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

20 mpg city
29 mpg hwy

3

FWD
drivetrain

4

122-162
horsepower

Reported Problems

6 Total Safety Recalls Found

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

  • Total cars affected: 2216325

  • NHTSA campaign: 95V173000

  • Date of the problem: 15/09/1995

CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: IN A COLLISON, STRESS CAN CAUSE THE ATTACHMENT METAL TO TEAR AND ALLOW THE ANCHORAGE TO SEPARATE FROM THE BODY OF THE VEHICLE. THE SAFETY BELT MAY NOT PROTECT AN OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS

  • Total cars affected: 49047

  • NHTSA campaign: 94V008000

  • Date of the problem: 12/01/1994

CONSEQUENCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE: LOSS OF THROTTLE CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

  • Total cars affected: 10646

  • NHTSA campaign: 94V021000

  • Date of the problem: 08/01/1994

HIGH EFFORT OR BINDING CONDITIONS CAUSE LOSS OF NORMALTHROTTLE CONTROL OR THE THROTTLE MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS RELEASED. IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.

STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM

  • Total cars affected: 206

  • NHTSA campaign: 94V189000

  • Date of the problem: 04/10/1994

THIS WOULD CAUSE THE WHEEL TO SEPARATE FROM THE AXLE AND RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • Total cars affected: 139542

  • NHTSA campaign: 94V159000

  • Date of the problem: 31/08/1994

A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE POWER DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • Total cars affected: 579

  • NHTSA campaign: 93V162000

  • Date of the problem: 27/09/1993

LOSS OF ACCELERATOR CONTROL MAY NOT REDUCE ENGINE SPEEDTO A LEVEL ANTICIPATED BY THE DRIVER. ALTHOUGH THE VEHICLE CAN STILL BE STOPPEDWITH THE SERVICE BRAKE, LOSS OF ACCELERATOR CONTROL COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLECRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

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